Thursday, October 29, 2009

All Things Thai

One of Jim's close friends from Pomfret School lives in Thailand. Jim hopes to take me there to meet him, enjoy the spicy cuisine, culture, and beauty of Thailand as well as the Thai people. Jim's friend Krit has a restaurant Yura An,
Looking forwward to trying their creations.
I also want to stay at Villa Lawana it looks fabulous and the owner also went to school with Jim.

Thai Chicken Basil is another one of those meals like pizza - something we have often - at least once a month.

Thai Chicken Basil

3 - 4 Chicken Breast chopped
3 tbs. Peanut Oil
8 - 10 garlic cloves
½ onion sliced
1 green bell pepper
2 Thai Chili peppers (we use 4)

3 tsp. Soy sauce
2 tbs. Fish sauce
1 cup fresh basil
dash ground white pepper
hot pan - oil

On med high heat stir garlic for 30 secs, add onions stir another 30 secs, add peppers and stir another 30 secs, add chicken chopped - cook through - can cover and stir or stir constantly 4 mins or so depending on if it's diced or cubed, add chili's, sprinkle soy - 15 - 10 sec., add fish sauce & stir in basil - stir fry 30 secs. Sprinkle pepper .

Serve over Rice
Serves 4

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