Recipe: Stir-fried pork and basil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Thai bird’s eye chiles or small hot chiles, seeded and minced
1 pound ground pork
2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons fish sauce
2 cups Thai basil leaves or regular basil, lightly packed
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and chiles; stir just until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
Add pork, stir and cook until browned, about 2 minutes.
Add sugar, fish sauce and basil and cook, stirring, just until basil wilts, about 2 minutes. Serve on hot rice.
Yield: 2 generous servings
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