Thai Chicken Ginger (Kai Pad King)

I don’t know much about Thai food, but once we went to cultural event and there were some food testing from different countries, including Thailand. A lady served a very good chicken ginger called ‘KAI PAD KING’. Next day I did some search how to make it and I DID it!  It tastes delicious, but I am warning you it’s also spicy 😀


400 g chicken fillet

2 cloves of garlic

200 g fresh champignon mushroom

1 big red chillies, seeded and sliced

3 tablespoons fresh shredded ginger

2 stalks spring onion, cut

Coriander leaves (optional)

Basil leaves/Thai Basil

200 ml water

Spices :

2 cloves of garlic

1/2 medium onion

2 Tbs fish sauce

1 Tbs soy sauce

2 Tbs oyster sauce

1 tsp brown sugar


1. Heat oil in a wok and fry the chicken until turns golden. Then add the garlic, onion, red chillies and the ginger, stir fry for a moment.

2. Add the mushroom, water , fish sauce, soy sauce and oyster sauce. When it’s boiling, add the spring onion, basil and coriander leaves. Cook until the chicken is cooked.

3. Serve with steamed rice.


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