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Thai Pork with Basil

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Category: Pork, Main Dish, Thai

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Pork tenderloin, trimmed of
  • -all fat and sinew
  • 1 bn Basil (2 cups leaves)
  • -(Theirs has minty clove
  • -flavour)
  • 4 Scallions
  • 3 tb Peanut oil
  • 2 Cloves garlic
  • 2 3 hot red or green chiles,
  • -thinly sliced
  • 2 ts Fish sauce
  • 2 ts Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 c Chicken stock or water


Thinly slice the pork across the grain. Wash, dry and
stem the basil. Mince the white part of the scallion.
Cut the green part into 1 inch pieces.

Heat the wok over a high flame. Swirl in the oil and
heat almost to smoking. Add the garlic, chilies and
white part of scallions and cook for 10 seconds. Add
the pork and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the fish
sauce, soy sauce, sugar, stock and green part of
scallions and bring mixture to a boil. Stir in the
basil and cook for 20 seconds or until the leaves are
wilted and the pork is cooked. The dish is supposed to
be soupy. Serve at once with rice or noodles.

Fragrant dish - noe of the glories of Thai street food.

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