450 grams medium-sized shrimps, cleaned, shelled and deviened
5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons black soy sauce
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 cup fresh holy basil
5-10 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely
Dash of ground white pepper
1. Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then add garlic and stir until golden and aromatic. Then add shrimp, and continue Stir-frying until shrimp is nearly cooked.
2. Add chillies and sprinkle black soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.
3.Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste. Stir and mix well. Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish. Serve immediately with hot steamed rice.