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Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken) Recipe

Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken)
Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken)

About Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken) Recipe: One of the most popular Thai dish. Chicken mince tossed in oriental flavors with aromatic basil leaves.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken)

  • 500 gms chicken mince (coarse)
  • 1/2 Garlic pod, chopped
  • 5 Green or red chilli (pasted)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp palm sugar (or plain sugar)
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • to taste fish sauce (or salt)
  • to taste pepper
  • 25 Basil leaves

How to Make Gka Prow Gai (Basil Chicken)

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Heat oil in pan till very hot.
Add garlic till brown, then onion, chilly paste and sugar.
As soon as onion turns transparent add the mince and cook till almost done.
Add a little water (30 ml) once it starts cooking well
Add the sauces (soy, oyster and fish) and the pepper.
When the mince is done add the basil leaves.
Serve hot and fresh with plain rice.

Recipe Notes

Cook the mince well before adding the sauces. (do not overcook)
Add the basil leaves right at the end and switch off heat as soon as you do, the leaves will taste better when fresh.

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