1. Thoroughly toss the rice noodles with soy sauce.
2. Coarsely pound chili and garlic together.
3. Heat the oil in a wok over medium heat. When hot, fry the chili mixture until fragrant. Add the chicken and stir-fry until it turns white and is just cooked. Then add the rice noodles and stir well. Season with fish sauce and sugar Sprinkle in the holy basil leaves, and stir again.
4. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with crisp-fried basil leaves and chili strips. Serve hot.