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Thai Basil Chicken (Easy Gai Pad Krapow)

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  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 3 chilies (Thai bird or holland, de-seeded, if desired and thinly sliced)
  • 3 shallots (thinly sliced)
  • 5 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (or honey)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth (or water)
  • 1 bunch thai basil leaves (or holy)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium42% DV1010mg
    Fat40% DV26g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs7% DV20g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories410Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Michelle 23 days ago
    We used ground turkey meat (because we had it on hand). But it came out dry the flavor was good though so we’ll try again
    SuperbSousChef a month ago
    Amazing recipe! Switched up the chicken for shrimp and it was just the right amount of sweet and spicy complimented by coconut jasmine rice
    Lisa N. 2 months ago
    I love how quickly this dish came together. Adding the chicken stock made a big difference flavor wise. I substituted shallots for red onion. and i didn't have thai chiles, so i used red pepper flakes (would add more next time to turn up the heat, but didn't feel like it compromised the dish). I also subbed oyster sauce for fish sauce and chose brown sugar since the recipe didn't specify. I added green onions and served with snow peas.
    Steph Wang 2 months ago
    Tasted good but didn’t have a Thai flavor to it. Would recommend adding green onions and more of a spicy kick
    brigitte 2 months ago
    Very good. I added a bunch of vegs (asparagus, bean sprouts, carrots) and served it over rice. It great for week night meal.
    Carol 2 months ago
    Very good! Added a red bell pepper. Used 1 Serrano pepper in place of the Thai pepper
    Jackson 2 months ago
    Doubled the sauce part and it was amazing!!
    Brian Searles 3 months ago
    Quick and incredibly delicious! Had to substitute Serrano peppers in for the chilis but still came out fantastic.
    Jesse Gantt 3 months ago
    Simple easy and delicious. We doubled the sauce portion of the recipe because we love sauce. Really happy with results!
    Deja Browning 3 months ago
    Simple. Fast. Absolutely delicious.
    Amar Kumar 3 months ago
    It's always delicious. I put the pepper seeds in it and it gives it a tangy flavor. Must try.
    Kallysta Wilkerson 3 months ago
    My hubby is obsessed I accidentally made it super spicy and was coughing like crazy because of the chili’s I used crushed because my store didn’t have any. Also I used dried basil leafs my store apparently didn’t have anything but my husband says it’s his favorite
    ExpertSousChef 3 months ago
    easy to follow and t
    maria b. 3 months ago
    It turned out very good i didnt have any fish sauce so just omitted and used chicken thighs cut up since i couldnt find ground chicken during this covid 19 time but very yummy id make it again
    Clare McCabe 4 months ago
    Love this Thai basil chicken recipe!!
    Ashley W. 4 months ago
    So much flavor it’s delicious! We will be making this regularly. We had to double it to feed 4 people.
    snail 4 months ago
    Skipped the chillies all together and used ground turkey instead of chicken. Added garlic and ginger as well. Also think adding some basil to the oil at the beginning helps bring out its flavor. As others have said, tastes heavenly paired with white rice! We've already cooked this three times. Fantastic. Thank you!
    Macomber 4 months ago
    A family favorite and so easy to make. Great with white or fried rice
    William Cameron 4 months ago
    I shyed away from the chilis a bit and didn't use enough Basil. It is a delicious recipe! Next time I am going full tilt!
    Will Cradoc 5 months ago
    great recipe ...stuck to directions and it came out great. will make again
    Tweet&Honig 5 months ago
    Made so many times and never enough leftovers!
    Kochanie 5 months ago
    Substituted basil with fresh coriander. Delicious !
    sherry Kupresin 5 months ago
    Delicious! Making it again tonight! Used red pepper flakes instead of the peppers as mentioned in the recipe and it’s our new favorite for a quick dinner
    Rachel Butler 5 months ago
    Delicious and super easy! Couldn't find Fish Sauce so I substituted for Worcestershire, and didn't want too much spice so I substituted Crushed Red Pepper Flakes instead of chilies. Will definitely go in the regular rotation.
    Amy Kins 6 months ago
    The family has asked me to keep this one; they gave it rave reviews. It was very easy and quick to prepare.
    Timmons 6 months ago
    I loved this dish and actually thought it was fine without rice as a side. Maybe would have added a little more peppers for a kick though.
    Parker 6 months ago
    YUM! I sliced a chicken breast into very thin strips instead of using ground chicken. I used only one chili pepper which was quite enough. So delicious— my new favorite stir-fry. Maybe my new favorite chicken recipe. Period! Can’t wait to cook it again.
    Daniella C. 6 months ago
    Amazing! Definetly added to my regular meal rotation
    Erica 6 months ago
    My family loved this recipe! I will definitely be making this again.
    Maritza Holguin 7 months ago
    Absolutely amazing. My husband and I loved it! My grocery store didn’t have Thai Bird peppers or Holland peppers so I used Serrano peppers as a substitute! I will definitely be making this every other week! And it’s soooo quick to make!