Seafood Feast with Basil and Chilies

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Everyday Thai Cooking: Quick and Easy Family Style Recipes

By Katie Chin

Published 2013

  • About

This recipe is inspired by a dish we had at the popular Seafood Market and Restaurant in Bangkok. My sister Jeanie lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington and she helped me recreate this dish after a seafood shopping spree at Central Market, famous for its gorgeous assortment of fish and shellfish.


  • 6 medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 oz (100 g) bay scallops
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  1. Toss the shrimp, scallops, and fish with the sesame oil, all-purpose cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, scallops, and fish, stir-fry until the shrimp turns pink. Remove from the pan and set aside. Wash and thoroughly dry the