Thai Chicken with Basil
Basic Thai chicken recipe"I doubled the soy, fish sauce and water for ~1 pound of chicken. Also added thinly sliced green peppers and green beans and cooked them in for a few minutes." - toaster13
Yield: 4 Ready in 25 minutes
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|1 1/3 poundsboneless, skinless chicken breasts; (about 4), cut|
|2 tablespoonsAsian fish sauce (nam pla or nuoc mam)|
|1 1/2 tablespoonsSoy sauce|
|1 1/2 teaspoonsSugar|
|2 tablespoonscooking oil|
|1 largeonion; cut into thin slices|
|3 teaspoondried red-pepper flakes|
|3 clovesGarlic; minced|
|1 1/2 cupslightly packed basil leaves|
Thai Chicken with Basil Preparation
Source: Food&Wine Magazine
In a medium bowl, combine the chicken with the fish sauce, soy sauce, water, and sugar.In a large nonstick frying pan or a wok, heat the oil over moderately high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in the chiles and garlic; cook, stirring, 30 seconds longer.
Remove the chicken from the marinade with a slotted spoon and add it to the hot pan. Cook until almost done, stirring, about 3 minutes. Add the marinade and cook 30 seconds longer. Remove from the heat and stir in 1 cup of the basil. Serve topped with the remaining 1/2 cup basil.
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