- 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
- Hot rice
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
Courtesy of Family Features