How to Cook Spicy Thai Basil Ground Meat (Gai Pad Krapow)

This is the thai food i eat the most at thai restaurant, I decided to give it a try make it at home. Make this after getting a basil plant from trader joe and found this recipe from Rasa Malaysia.

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How to Cook Spicy Thai Basil Ground Meat (Gai Pad Krapow) Recipe
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Prepare all ingredient. Use 1 big bunch of Thai basil leaves (stems removed).

Prepare all ingredient. Use 1 big bunch of Thai basil leaves (stems removed).

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6 bird’s eye chilies (chopped and pounded with a mortar and pestle) or 1-2 fresh jalapeno cut into slivers.

6 bird’s eye chilies (chopped and pounded with a mortar and pestle) or 1-2 fresh jalapeno cut into slivers.

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Add oil into a heated wok, follow by chopped garlic and shallots. Stir fry the garlic and shallots until aromatic, then add the meat into the wok.

Add oil into a heated wok, follow by chopped garlic and shallots. Stir fry the garlic and shallots until aromatic, then add the meat into the wok.

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Use the spatula to quickly stir-fry and break the ground meat into small lumps. Stir until the meat changes color.

Use the spatula to quickly stir-fry and break the ground meat into small lumps. Stir until the meat changes color.

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Toss in the chilies and the seasonings (fish sauce, palm sugar, and sweet soy sauce) and continue to stir-fry.

Toss in the chilies and the seasonings (fish sauce, palm sugar, and sweet soy sauce) and continue to stir-fry.

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Add in the basil leaves do a few quick stirs until the basil leaves are wilted and you smell the exotic fragrance of the basil leaves.

Add in the basil leaves do a few quick stirs until the basil leaves are wilted and you smell the exotic fragrance of the basil leaves.

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Sprinkle two dashes of pepper powder into the dish, do a final stir, dish out and serve immediately.

Sprinkle two dashes of pepper powder into the dish, do a final stir, dish out and serve immediately.

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