Basil and Chilli Stir Fry Paste

“Heaps cheaper than commercially made product. Can be used with meat and/or vegetables.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.

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