Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice
4 cups cooked rice 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
6 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon sugar
2 Thai Chili peppers 2 tablespoons of fish sauce
¼ cup vegetable oil 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 ½ pounds chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups Thai basil
Garnish with: fresh sliced cucumber, fresh slices lime, and fresh cilantro
Smash garlic and peppers together in a mortar and pestle, or with the flat part of your knife. Heat oil over medium heat and sauté garlic and chili peppers quickly, about 60 seconds. Add chicken, cook until about half cooked. Add as you stir oyster sauce, then sugar, and then fish sauce. Cook until chicken is fully cooked. Add the cooked rice and stir. Add bell pepper sauté. Then add basil and turn off heat.