Thai Pad Kra Pao Hed

Pad Kra Pao Hed - Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry | Vegan 🌶️🍃


Thai Spicy Stir Fried Mushrooms with basil, garlic and chilies. The Thai name is Pad Kra Pao Hed

Ingredients

  • 10 oz mushroom
  • 2 oz green beans
  • 1 oz lemon or holy basil
  • 1 oz Copra’s coconut aminos
  • 1 oz mushroom sauce
  • 1 oz Copra’s organic coconut nectar
  • 1 oz vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 5 bird’s eye chilies

Photo of pad kra pao hed being cooked in a white pan over medium heat

Instructions

Step 1. To a pan over medium heat add the vegetable oil and mushrooms. Keep stirring it for a couple seconds then add the green beans.

Step 2. Once everything is nicely golden add the minced garlic and chilies and combine.

Step 3. Add your coconut aminos, mushroom sauce and coconut nectar.

Step 4. Turn off the heat, then add your basil leafs. Stir it well until the leafs soften.

Step 5. Serve with freshly cooked rice and fresh green beans.

Pro-tip

Traditionally ‘pad kra pao’ is served with a crispy fried egg and sliced cucumber. Adding those toppings will not only create a more balanced dish but also adds more nutrients and fiber to your meal.  


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Ivy, the in house chef at Copra Coconuts' kitchen.

Ivy is a recipe developer and media producer based in Bangkok, Thailand. She uses the local cuisine, tropical ingredients and all year around gorgeous weather as inspiration to create the most vibrant, delicious and healthy dishes.

Because Ivy cares deeply about sustainability, she tries her best to keep all recipes plant-based, low waste and seasonal.

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