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Thai Basil Pork (Pad Kra Pao)

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

Pad Kra Pao or Thai Basil Pork is an extremely popular recipe served and enjoyed all over Thailand.

thai basil pork recipe

 1 tsp coconut oil
 1 green chilli, finely chopped
 5 g ginger, mashed
 5 g garlic, mashed
 1 red pepper, sliced
 4 spring onions, chopped
 500 g ultra lean pork mince
 1 tbsp fish sauce
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 3 tsp Thai 7 spice seasoning
 100 ml water
 1 tsp honey
 fresh basil leaves

On a high heat, add the coconut oil to a wok and add the garlic, ginger, chilli and pepper. Stir fry for a 1 minute.


Add the pork mince and fry for around 5 minute until it is no longer pink.


Add the Thai seasoning, fish sauce, soy sauce, water and honey and simmer for a couple of minutes.


Add the basil, mix it though until it wilts then serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 191
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
Protein 27g54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.