Phad Cha Talay (Spicy Seafood Stir Fry)

Spicy seafood Stir Fry - Pad Cha Talay.

Spicy Seafood Stir-Fry in Thai, Phad Cha! Talay


1/4 cup sea mussel
1/4 cup cooked cockle (throw away the shell)
1/2 cup cut squid (score the squid and soft boiled)
1/4 cup shrimp (peeled, de-veined, soft boiled)
5 pieces snapper (cut to bite size and boil)
2 bunches pepper corn
1 tbsp. minced chili pepper
1 tbsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. sliced galingale
2 tbsp. chili paste for Tom Yum
1 tbsp. cut yellow or red sweet pepper
1 group scallion (cut 1 inch)
1/2 cup basil
1/2 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. oyster sauce
2 tbsp. fish sauce
2 tbsp. vegetable oil


Cooking Instructions:

1. Heat the pan start on low flame and add vegetable oil. Wait until it’s hot then fry minced garlic.

2. When the garlic smell aromatic, increase the flame. Add chili pepper, galingale, pepper corn, followed by squids, shrimp, snapper, cockles and sea mussel.

3. Mix well. Now, add fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, chili paste for Tom Yum.

4. Quick stir and then add sweet pepper, scallion and basil. Turn off the fire.


This is what I always order at the restaurant. With this recipe, I really like squid so I add a lot. 🙂

You can always add more or cut out the ones you don’t like.

Sawasdee Ka - Joy

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