Thai Fried Chicken With Basil Leaves



  • 450 grams chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 teaspoons black soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 1 cup fresh holy basil

  • 7 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely

  • Dash of ground white pepper

Note : You can add more vegetables such as carrot, string bean, baby corn as extra ingredients.


  1. Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add onions. Stir another few seconds before adding the chicken. Continue Stir-frying until chicken is cooked throughly.

  2. Add chillies and sprinkle black soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.

3.Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well. Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish. Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.