Thai Basil Beef Skillet

Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 medium white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 birds eye chilies, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 cup Thai basil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
Preparation
  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook ground beef and onion until meat is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add red pepper, garlic, and chilies, and cook until fragrant, about 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, lime juice and zest, and basil, and cook until basil starts to wilt, about 1 minute.
  4. Garnish with green onion and serve over rice. Enjoy!
  5. Note: Can sub sriracha sauce for chilies if desired.

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