Recipe

Chilli basil stir-fried pumpkin

Chilli basil stir-fried pumpkin recipe

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Chilli basil stir-fried pumpkin
  • 500 gram pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cubed
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 chillies, sliced
  • 250 gram sugar snap peas
  • 1/4 cup sweet soy sauce
  • 1 bunch thai basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup toasted cashews
  • steamed jasmine rice, to serve

Method

Chilli basil stir-fried pumpkin
  • 1
    Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to the boil on high. Add pumpkin. Cook 2-3 minutes, until almost tender. Drain well.
  • 2
    In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil on high. Stir-fry onion 1-2 minutes, until golden. Add garlic and chillies and stir-fry for 1 minute, until fragrant. Mix in pumpkin and stir-fry 1-2 minutes, until lightly golden.
  • 3
    Add peas and sweet soy sauce and stir-fry 1-2 minutes more.
  • 4
    Remove from heat. Stir basil leaves and cashews through. Serve with rice.

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