Thai Basil

    Thai basil is a cultivar of sweet basil with a slight licorice flavour. It is used in many Asian recipes like Thai basil chicken, tom yum soup, Thai beef salad, curries, stir fries and fish dishes.

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    Global Cuisine

     
    60 reviews
     
    25min

    A lovely hot and sour soup with authentic Thai flavours of coriander, fish sauce, chilli and basil. Use Thai basil if you can find it.

    Recipe by: STEVE ALDER

     
    37 reviews
     
    45min

    Barbecued sautéed eggplant with tofu in a sauce made with blended chillies, garlic, coriander and lime juice. Serve with steamed rice.

    Recipe by: ACHRISTOU

     
    265 reviews
     
    35min

    This is delicious and easy to make-chicken with garlic, chilli and basil cooked in a coconut milk based sauce. Make it as spicy as you like or keep it mild.

    Recipe by: Gabrielle Lynas

     
    233 reviews
     
    30min

    A great Thai dish of chicken cooked with garlic, chilli, mushrooms and Thai basil. Serve with steamed rice.

    Recipe by: Runvs

     
    2 reviews
     
    30min

    Chicken stir-fired with chilli and basil and with coconut cream stirred in at the end. Use Thai basil if you can get it.

    Recipe by: nmgill

     
    107 reviews
     
    40min

    This is a great use for left over rice. It is a staple dish in the Thai diet. Adjust the spices to your own tastes.

    Recipe by: ErinInVegas

     
    No reviews
     
    45min

    Quick and easy this is a light squid dish ideal for summer dinners. The stir fried squid is combined with capsicum, onion and Thai basil in a spicy sauce.

    Recipe by: tonytsang

     
    10 reviews
     
    35min

    Tasty rice noodles tossed in a homemade pesto that is made in your food processor with fresh coriander, Thai basil, peanuts, garlic cloves and a green chilli.

    Recipe by: jen

     
    2 reviews
     
    20min

    This Thai street food classic of 'Pad Gra Prao' or stir fried pork with Thai basil is a quick and simple dinner that I always eat with a fried egg on top.

    Recipe by: Wiley

     
    1 review
     
    45min

    This is a rich chicken curry for only 30 minutes of cooking time. I serve it with fresh steamed Jasmine rice and garnish with fresh chilli and Thai basil leaves.

    Recipe by: Wiley

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