Pad Prik Yuak
400 gram Minced pork
125 gram Pepper-sliced
15 gram Red chilli-finely chopped
2 clove Garlic-finely chopped
20 Basil leaves
2tbs Rapeseed oil
1tbs Fish sauce
1tbs Oyster sauce
1tsp Dark soy sauce
-Put the rapeseed oil into the frying pan. Then add the chopped garlic and chilli. Gently fry until the garlic turn golden brown in colour.
-Add the minced pork and stir-fry in high heat for 5 minutes.
-Season with the fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and dark soy sauce then stir-fry in a medium heat for further 5 minutes.
-Put the pepper into the same pan. Then stir-fry in medium heat for further 6-8 minutes.
-Fold in the basil leaves. Transfer Pad Prik Yuak onto the plate and serve immediately with Thai Jasmine Rice.
-You can replace the minced pork with chicken, pork or beef. It’s all good.
-Prik Yuak is known as Banana pepper in the West. It has got a thinner flesh and pale lime green colour. You can also use the pepper from the local market.