Brian O’Driscoll Cooks Phad Prik Sod Nua

Posted on: April 15 2013

The third dish that Brian O’Driscoll cooked in the Saba Cooking Masterclass was Phad Prik Sod Nua.

Phad Prik Sod Nua*** Thai

Stir-fried Beef with Chillies and Mushrooms


Serves 4



480g of beef fillet, sliced

3dsp sunflower oil

3 cloves garlic, crushed, chopped

80g onion, sliced

80g spring onion, cut to 4cm

100g mixed peppers, sliced

2 chillies, sliced

100g button mushrooms

30ml chicken stock or water

2dsp soy sauce

1dsp oyster sauce

½dsp black soy sauce

¼tsp sugar

10g sweet basil, torn

Cooking method

Bring the wok to a medium heat, add the oil and garlic and stir until there is a good aroma. Add the beef and stir for 1-2 minutes before adding the onions, spring onions, peppers and chillies. Add the button mushrooms last and stir.

Season with the soy sauce, oyster sauce, black soy sauce and sugar and finally add the chicken stock, pouring it around the edge of the wok to gather in all the ingredients and make sure the wok doesn’t cool down. Stir for just one minute to keep the vegetables crunchy.

To serve

Add the sweet basil and serve with Thai jasmine rice.


•         You can use any mushrooms in season for this dish but half the bigger varieties.