Pad krapao (or pad kra pao) is a tasty Thai favorite. Serve with rice. Top with a fried egg, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
3 servings
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Ingredients

3
Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a wok over high heat. Add garlic and chile peppers and cook until garlic starts to brown, about 30 seconds. Add pork and stir-fry until browned, about 3 minutes. Pour in dark soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, and fish sauce. Cook and stir until liquid has reduced by half, about 3 minutes.

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  • Add chile paste, onion, and bell pepper. Stir-fry until pork is cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in basil leaves and season with pepper. Stir until well combined.

Nutrition Facts

369 calories; protein 28.9g 58% DV; carbohydrates 24g 8% DV; fat 18.4g 28% DV; cholesterol 69.3mg 23% DV; sodium 2110.2mg 84% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
07/24/2018
I will readily admit I had no hopes for this recipe. It sounded blah. Man was I wrong!!! This recipe is amazingly delicious!!! The sauce is SO memorable and combined with everything else it s destined to become a repeat offender in my recipe box. I followed the recipe exactly and served it with rice noodles. I don t know if the recipe is authentic but man is it amazing!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/24/2018
I will readily admit I had no hopes for this recipe. It sounded blah. Man was I wrong!!! This recipe is amazingly delicious!!! The sauce is SO memorable and combined with everything else it s destined to become a repeat offender in my recipe box. I followed the recipe exactly and served it with rice noodles. I don t know if the recipe is authentic but man is it amazing!!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/01/2019
It has a decent nice taste but it's really not all that special compared to other asian stir fry dishes. Read More