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Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: thai
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • tbsp oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 3-4 Thai bird’s eye chili deseeded and finely chopped, see note
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 20-30 leaves Thai basil
  • crispy fried egg if desired
  • rice to serve

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons of water with the oyster sauce, soy sauce, dark soy sauce, and sugar.
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  • Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan over medium high heat. When hot and shimmery, add the garlic and chili, stirring, for about 10-30 seconds – you don’t want them to burn or brown.
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  • Add in the chicken and cook, tossing, until golden brown and cooked through.
    Thai Basil Chicken Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Add the sauce and cook until the sauce reduces slightly and coats the chicken.
    Thai Basil Chicken Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the basil.
    Thai Basil Chicken Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com
  • Enjoy immediately with fluffy white rice and a crispy egg, if desired.
    Thai Basil Chicken Recipe | www.iamafoodblog.com