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Thai basil Fried rice with Chicken

Yet another thai favorite made up my wonders list. Thai fried rice taste the best when the rice is one day old. So if you have any left over rice in the freezer this dish is worth trying.

My hubby dear is a big, bigger and biggest fan of any kind of fried rice and when it comes to Thai basil fried rice, he loves this dish as much as he love our biryani. So this dish I am making it for him today. Thai basil fried rice with chicken for hubby dear and the recipe for you guys.
4 cups cooked jasmine rice or long grain rice (let the rice cool before using it in the fried rice recipe, day old cooked rice make the best tasting fried rice)
6 big cloves garlic
4 to 8 Thai chili peppers (I used 8 because I like it spicy)
4 tbsp oil
1 lbs chicken (cut into bite sizes)
3 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
Garnish
1 cup assorted bell peppers (julienne)
1 Jalapeno (cut into thin rounds)
1/4 onion sliced
4 green onions (sliced)
2 cups fresh sweet basil leaves
1 cucumber ( cut into thin rounds)
1/2 cup cilantro leaves for garnish


Method
Whisk together the oyster sauce, fish sauce, black pepper and sugar in a bowl. Keep it aside/
In a motor pestle crush the garlic and chillies to a coarse paste.

Heat the oil in a deep sauce pan or wok over high heat and let the oil smoke. Add in the garlic and chill paste. Stir quickly so not to let the mixture burn. Fry for 2 minutes. Add the sliced chicken and fry for a minute. Stir in sauce mixture. Keep stirring until the chicken is cooked through, for about 4 to minutes. Break the lumps of the rice with a wooden spoon while stirring.
Add in the cooked rice and mix quickly until sauces are blended with rice for couple of minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning accordingly (add more fish sauce if it needs more salt).
Add in bell peppers, onions, Jalapeno and keep stirring for a minute. Then add basil leaves and green onions.
Turn off the heat. Garnish with sliced cucumbers and cilantro leaves.

Note
Thai peppers can be substituted with Serrano Peppers. Use 1 Serrano pepper to substitute 2 Thai peppers.

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