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Horapa Moo….Pork and Sweet Basil

Pork and Basil……..recipe as promised.

Ingredients:

For 1 serving.

  • 100 gm pork loin sliced finely
  • 2/3 birds eye chillies. cut in small slices.
  • 2/3 cloves garlic finely sliced.

 

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  • 2 long beans( snake beans) chopped in small pieces.
  • 2 stems Thai Sweet Basil called Horapa in Thai
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce.
  • Shake or 2 of Maggi ( seasoning sauce)
  • 1/2 tsp black soy.

Let’s Cook!

Put a tiny bit oil in a small frying pan.

Add Oyster Sauce, Maggi and Black Soy stir to combine.

Add chillies and garlic and cook for  1 minute then add your finely sliced pork loin-stirring until cooked about 2- 3 mins. Add Green Beans and Thai Holy Basil cook for further 2 mins.

In the picture, I have served it with cauliflower rice but I also serve with steamed rice it depends just how I feel…

Enjoy!

This is one of my favourite dishes…Holy basil is also used when making Thai Green Curry and also Thai pork salad… Called Larb here……Holy basil is truly a  lovely herb…

I hope you enjoy recipes which are all tried, tested and authentic….

Until next time stay safe, have fun and laugh a lot…..