Simple stir fry of Prawns and basil with the balance of spiciness, salty and sweet. Goes very well with steamed rice or brown rice ( for a healthier option) 😊
Ingredients Serves 4
5 birds’ eye chillies (adjust accordingly)
6 garlic cloves
2 tbsp vegetable oil
500g peeled and deveined prawns
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp white sugar
1 heaped cup of holy basil
Steamed rice to serve
1. Use a mortar and pestle to bruise the garlic and chillies.If you do not have a mortar, you can chopped up the garlic and chilli.
2. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan over high heat. Add the garlic and chillies and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the prawns and stir-fry until almost cooked.
3. Add the oyster sauce, fish sauce and sugar and stir-fry for another 1 minute or until prawns are cooked. Turn off the heat and toss through the basil. Serve with steamed rice.