Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow)

Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow))

Thai basil chicken! <3 the best quick and weeknight dinner! I also love to top my krapow with a crispy fried egg and let the yolk drizzle over the rice and chicken. This is one of my favorite thai dishes as well and can be whipped up in no time!

Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow))

Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow)


  • 1 pound ground chicken

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 2 bird eye chiles

  • 3 teaspoons sugar

  • 1/2 cup green beans, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon thai seasoning sauce

  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce

  • 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1/2 cup basil leaves

  • 1 teaspoon white pepper


To begin make your stir fry sauce by mixing oyster, sauce, thai seasoning sauce and 2 teaspoons sugar. Set aside. In a pestal and mortar or blender (you can also finely chop), blend your garlic and birds eye chile, adjust with water as needed.

Next, in a pan or wok, take your ground chicken and pound down until its crumbled. Let it crispy a bit and cook through for about 5-10 minutes. Add your stir fry sauce and garlic/chile blend and stir. Add your green beans in, then 1 teaspoon sugar and fish sauce. Let everything combine here for 10-15 minutes.

Turn off the heat and add your basil and white pepper. Mix and serve with rice and a fried egg.

All ingredients are from Milk and Eggs. Shop @ Milk and Eggs HERE.

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Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow))
Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow))