Substitute lower-sodium soy sauce if fish sauce is difficult to find. The flavor won't be as complex, but soy sauce will still add a salty note. You can also substitute thinly sliced Thai bird chiles or jalapeño for the sambal oelek—or leave it out completely if you'd rather enjoy a mild dish.
View Menu: Spicy Basil Chicken Menu
- Spicy Basil Chicken
- Brown Rice with Sesame
- Sautéed Snow Peas and Peppers