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Spicy Thai Basil Chicken



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (15m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  2. 2.Add minced garlic and sliced Thai chilies. Stir-fry for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. 3.Add sliced chicken breast and stir-fry until cooked through, about 5-6 minutes.
  4. 4.In a small bowl, mix together fish sauce, oyster sauce, soy sauce, and sugar.
  5. 5.Pour the sauce mixture into the wok and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  6. 6.Add torn basil leaves and stir-fry for an additional 1 minute until wilted.
  7. 7.Season with salt to taste.
  8. 8.Serve the Spicy Thai Basil Chicken over jasmine rice.
  9. 9.Enjoy the explosion of flavors!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick of heat, add more Thai bird's eye chilies.
  • chevron_rightIf you can't find Thai bird's eye chilies, you can substitute with serrano or jalapeno peppers.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to tear the basil leaves rather than chopping them to release their full flavor.
  • chevron_rightServe the Spicy Thai Basil Chicken with a side of cucumber slices to cool down the spiciness.