Thai Chicken with Basil

Thai Chicken with Basil

2 reviews, 3.5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 25 minutes

Basic Thai chicken recipe


1 1/3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts; (about 4), cut
2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce (nam pla or nuoc mam)
1 1/2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Water
1 1/2 teaspoons Sugar
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 large onion; cut into thin slices
3 teaspoon dried red-pepper flakes
3 cloves Garlic; minced
1 1/2 cups lightly packed basil leaves

Original recipe makes 4



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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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 6y ago

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rood.michael 7y ago

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