Stir-Fried Spicy Seafood (Pad Cha Ta-lay)

Stir-Fried Spicy Seafood or Pad Cha Ta-lay in Thai. This Stir-frying Spicy Seafood is a great way to cook up a fabulous Thai dish quickly. These seafood spicy stir-fries are deliciously easy. Rich and succulent, but still marvellously healthy, these easy recipes make dinner into something special. And still have a great Thai taste.

  • 100 grams snapper , sliced (any meaty white fish)
  • 100 grams squid, scored and sliced
  • 100 grams medium-sized shrimps, cleaned, shelled and deviened
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 5-10 chilies, crushed
  • 1/2 red sweet pepper, sliced
  • 50 grams finger root [ka-chai], finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 50 grams sweet basil leaves
  • 10-15 green peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp roasted chili paste
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat.
  • Wait until hot, add crushed chilies, garlic, wild ginger.
  • Stir until aromatic and golden.
  • Add shrimps, snapper, squid and stir until nearly cooked.
  • Then add roasted chili paste, fish sauce, sugar, peppercorns, sweet pepper, and sweet basil leaves.
  • Stir quickly until all ingredients mixed well, then remove from heat.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately with hot steamed rice.


OysterCulture said…
ah - another amazing dish, I've been craving some squid and this recent cluster of squid recipes had pushed me - I need to pick up some to make my own dishes. thanks as always for sharing
Bella said…
I just found your blog and am so thrilled! I have visited Thailand twice and have fallen in love with the cuisine! I have added you to my blog's sidebar for my favorite Thai blogs and websites. I hope you visit too. Thank you also for posting so many good books and cookbooks to read about Thailand. Roz
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