Basil Shrimp
seafood

Basil Shrimp

Use any variety of fresh basil for this classic stir-fry. Don’t even think of substituting dried basil - the delicate aromatic fragrance of the fresh herb is part of the appeal of this dish.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 slice fresh Chinese ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tail on
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Thai Kitchen® Gluten Free Premium Fish Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chile oil or 1 small chile, thinly sliced (optional)
  • Juice of 1⁄2 lime

Instructions

  • HEAT oil in large skillet or wok on high heat. Add garlic, ginger and pepper; stir fry 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add shrimp; stir fry 1 to 2 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink.

  • STIR in basil, fish sauce and chile oil, if desired; stir fry 30 seconds or until basil is limp. Remove from heat. Squeeze lime juice over top.

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