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Spicy Thai Basil Chicken



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a wok or large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over high heat.
  2. 2.Add the minced garlic and chopped chili. Stir-fry for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. 3.Add the chicken strips and stir-fry until cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4.In a small bowl, mix together the fish sauce, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, and water.
  5. 5.Pour the sauce into the wok and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  6. 6.Add the torn basil leaves and stir-fry for an additional minute until wilted.
  7. 7.Serve the Spicy Thai Basil Chicken over cooked rice.
  8. 8.Enjoy your flavorful and spicy Thai street food experience!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a vegetarian version, substitute tofu for chicken.
  • chevron_rightIf you can't find bird's eye chili, you can use serrano or jalapeno peppers as a substitute.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to have all the ingredients prepped and ready before starting to stir-fry, as the cooking process is quick.
  • chevron_rightYou can add other vegetables like bell peppers or green beans for extra crunch and color.