Stir-Fried Ground pork with holy basil (Mou Sub Pad Ka Pow) is a favorite Thai dish for Thais and many Westerners. Local dish for every meal. Easy to find around street food. Simple to prepare, it is a quick one-dish meal. The addition of fresh chilies makes the dish spicy, but you may adjust the recipe to taste by adding fewer chilies.
- 200 g Ground pork
- 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp black soy sauce
- 1 tbsp oyster sauce
- 2 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 cup fresh holy basil
- 1 tbsp chilies, chopped
- A pin of pepper
- Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic and chilies together.
- Stir another few seconds before adding the ground pork.
- Continue Stir-frying until ground pork is cooked thoroughly.
- Add black soy sauce, oyster sauce over the mixture and stir-fry 2-3 times.
- Then fish sauce, pepper and seasoning to taste. Stir and mix well.
- Add holy basil leave and continue stir 1-2 times. Turn of the stove.
- Transfer to a serving plate. Serve immediately with hot steamed rice.
- Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg.
- You can add more vegetables such as carrot, string bean, baby corn as extra ingredients.