Thai Basil Shrimp

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by jwconnect

Got this from This is pretty hot. So cut back on the chilies for less heat.

Top Review by mazeway

I used tofu instead of shrimp. I've been looking for this recipe for ages, as this is our favorite dish to get in Thai restaurants. It's quite yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a med bowl mix the soy, water, fish sauce , lemon grass and sugar – let shrimp marinate 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in the wok, add the onion and stir fry 2 minutes, add the ginger, garlic and the peppers- cook 30 seconds.
  3. Using a slotted spoon remove the shrimp from the marinade and place in the wok stir fry 3 minutes do not completely cook the shrimp.
  4. Add the remaining marinade and cook another 30 seconds,.
  5. Remove from the wok and stir in the basil.
  6. Serve over Jasmine rice, Garnish with more basil.

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