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Thai Basil Fried Rice

DSC08788 INGREDIENTS Needed for Thai Basil Fried Rice
  • garlic cloves  chopped finely - 3
  • sesame oil    -  1 tbsp
  • Red Thai chili pepper, chopped finely - 1 to 3
  • Red bell pepper slices    - 1/4 cup
  • yellow bell pepper slices - 1/4 cup
  • finely chopped mushrooms - 1/4 cup
  • onion slices - 1/4 cup
  • Baby corn, cut into 1” pieces - 1/4 cup
  • Fresh Thai basil leaves hand torn   As much as u want
  • Thick dark soy sauce - 1 tsp
  • Thin soy sauce - 2tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper 1 tsp
  • cooked jasmine rice, left out for 1-2 hours - 2 cups

How to Prepare Thai Basil Fried Rice

  1. Heat a wok until very hot and then add 1-2 Tablespoons of sesame oil (or any other mild oil of your choice). Add the finely chopped garlic and chilies and stir fry until the garlic is golden brown.
  2. Add  all the vegetable pieces and stir fry on medium high heat adding a little bit of salt and black pepper  until it is cooked through. toss and stir for   3-5 minutes, but still slightly firm, Then  quickly followed by the sauces stir quickly
  3. Finally, add the rice and mix together with all of the other ingredients. Once the sauces have been mixed thoroughly with the rice,at the very end add the Thai basil and turn off the heat. Give everything one more toss and then serve .