Thai Pork & Basil Stir-Fry (Pad Gaprow)

This superfast stir-fry is ready in just 20 minutes. All you need is some minced pork, garlic, chilli and basil, plus a simple stir-fry sauce. Serve with fried eggs for that authentic Bangkok street-food vibe. Use long red chillies mainly for colour and small bird’s eye chillies to add heat to your taste.

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Thai Pork & Basil Stir-Fry (Pad Gaprow)

PREP TIME
10 minutes
COOK TIME
10 minutes
SERVES
4
Ingredients

2 tbsp oil

4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped

3-4 (or to taste) bird’s eye chillies, finely sliced

2 mild long red chillies, finely sliced

500g (1 lb) pork mince

1 large bunch basil (holy basil is the traditional type to use but Thai sweet basil or regular Italian basil will work just fine also), leaves picked

4 fried eggs

steamed rice to serve

 

Stir-fry sauce:

4 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sugar

Steps
  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a wok over high heat and stir-fry garlic and chillies. Add the pork mince and stir-fry until almost cooked. Add sauce and stir-fry until well combined.  Add the basil leaves and stir-fry until just wilted.  Serve alongside rice topped with fried egg.

  • Notes
    Notes:

    – Use large chillies for mainly colour and use the bird’s eye chillies for heat.

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Easiest & most tasty dish.

2024-01-16

I made this for dinner tonight & it is delicious. I grow Thai Holy Basil & it gives the dish the most beautiful flavour. I didn’t have pork mince but used pork steak cut into strips

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Penny

Pad grapow beat ever recipe

2023-11-27

I asked Marion for an authentic recipe and received this beautiful and simple recipe! Quick to make, delicious and easy, even for a novice like me 🥰🥰🥰🥰

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Mark D

My Go To Dish!

2023-05-11

This dish is my absolute go to dish! It’s so easy to make and you only need few ingredients. I just love the basil through the mince!

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