1lb cleaned shrimp
1 Tbs of grated garlic cloves
Thinly slice sweet peppers (or bell peppers)
2 large handfuls of Thai Basil (this is a must for the dish to get it's authentic flavor)
1 bunch of spring onions chopped.
red chili flakes and black pepper to taste
** you can also add other vegetables in the dish. If you add a lot more vegetables you will need to adjust your sauce accordingly.
1/4 cup fish sauce
1Tbs of Soy Sauce
2Tbs of brown sugar.
1/4 cup of water
Set aside until later.
Note: Fish sauce is very authentic to Thai cooking so it is something you want in your pantry for a lot of your Asian recipes.
Heat a large wok with 1 Tbs of canola oil on high heat. Once the oil is hot add the garlic and stir fry for 30 seconds. Then add the peppers, green chilies and green onions. Stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
**do not burn the garlic
Then add the shrimp and the Thai Basil leaves. Stir fry for another 1 minute.
Finally add the prepared sauce. Stir fry and allow all the ingredients to cook through. Serve with rice or over a salad like I did. Enjoy.
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