thai basil chicken
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Thai Basil Chicken

Delicious and healthy Thai Basil Chicken stir fry recipe. So easy to whip up for a midweek dinner!

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb chicken thigh filet, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped or minced
  • 4 scallions and stems, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Sauce

  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 4 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together sauce ingredients.

  2. Heat oil in your skillet or wok over high heat.

  3. Add garlic and cook for 10 seconds.

  4. Add white stem parts of scallions and chicken pieces to pan and stir fry until cooked through and browned.

  5. Add sauce and cook for a few minutes until sauce is glossy and thick.

  6. Remove from heat and stir in the green part of scallions and basil leaves.  Stir together.  Serve over fluffy jasmine rice.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Recipe Tin Eats

Nutrition Facts
Thai Basil Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 220mg 9%
Potassium 165mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 7.1%
Vitamin C 3.6%
Calcium 2%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.