Evil Jungle Prince with Chicken (Or with Mixed Vegetables)
boneless, or 1/2 lb mixed vegetables
red chili peppers
kaffir lime leaves
Thinly cut chicken into 2-inch strips. (If doing veggie version, cut vegetables into thin strips.)
Grind together red chili peppers, lemon grass, and kaffir lime leaves in a food processor or pound in a mortar.
Heat oil to medium-high and sauté pepper mixture for 3 minutes.
Stir in coconut milk and cook for 2 minutes.
Add chicken (or vegetables) and cook for 5 minutes or until cooked (same time for veggies).
Reduce heat to medium-low.
Stir in fish sauce (if using), salt, and basil. Serve on a bed of chopped cabbage.