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Thai Basil Duck



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (15m prep + 20m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Thai basil duck

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. 2.Add minced garlic and sliced red chili peppers. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. 3.Add sliced duck breast and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until cooked through.
  4. 4.In a small bowl, mix together fish sauce, oyster sauce, soy sauce, and sugar.
  5. 5.Pour the sauce mixture into the wok and stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes, coating the duck evenly.
  6. 6.Add torn Thai basil leaves and stir-fry for another minute until wilted.
  7. 7.Serve hot with steamed rice or noodles.
  8. 8.Enjoy the explosion of flavors in every bite!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra crispy duck, you can sear the skin before slicing and stir-frying.
  • chevron_rightIf you can't find Thai basil, you can substitute with regular basil, but the flavor won't be quite the same.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of fresh cucumber slices to balance out the heat.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or snap peas for added crunch and color.