Basil and Chilli Stir Fry Paste

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Total Time
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Heaps cheaper than commercially made product. Can be used with meat and/or vegetables.

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  1. Combine garlic and ginger.
  2. Wash basil, shake off excess water and pluck leaves from the stalks.
  3. Remove seeds from chillies and chop roughly.
  4. Leave seeds in for a hotter paste.
  5. Mix all ingredients together to make a smooth paste.
  6. Add lemon juice and mix through.
  7. Decant and refrigerate.
  8. Makes about 250g.
  9. Note: To make stir-fry us 30g of paste per 500g meat and/or vegetables.
  10. For a more authtentic touch add 1 teaspoon brown sugar and a dash of oyster and fish sauce just before serving.