Clams with chili paste and basil is one of the Thai recipes which is quick and easy to cook. This is a delicious way to serve clams, with chilli paste,soy sauce and basil.
10 to 12 clams
20 fresh basil leaves
1 tbsp garlic - minced
50 ml chicken stock
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp chilli paste
20 ml vegetable oil
In a small bowl, combine chicken stock, light soy sauce and chilli paste and set aside.
In a wok, add in oil and heat. Add in the clams and garlic. Cook, stirring till all the clams begin to open.
Add in the chicken stock mixture, stir well and cover pan. Cook over low to medium heat for 2 minutes.
Add in fresh basil leaves and stir to mix. Place entire contents of pan in a warm, deep bowl.
Serve warm with steamed rice.