Amazing Basil Chicken - Low Fat

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Canadian in Minneso

This is for all the basil lovers - serve this at a dinner party and WOW the guests! Serve with jasmine rice and slices of mango.

Top Review by teresas

The chicken was nice and moist but we were a bit disappointed with the flavor. The cumin was overly dominate in this dish. We didn't taste the orange nor the lime juice. I would suggest cutting the cumin down to 1/2 tsp. Made for Let's P-A-R-T-Y 2009 tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly oil a large frying pan and set over medium heat. When hot, add chicken and cook until light golden, 3-4 min per side. Meanwhile, thinly slice red onion. When chicken is golden, scatter onion around chicken. Pour in orange juice. Sprinkle with dried basil, cumin and salt.
  2. Using a wooden spoon, scrape up and stir in any brown bits from pan bottom. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer, turning chicken halfway through, until chicken is springy when pressed, 6-8 minute Squeeze juice from lime overtop. Remove chicken and place on dinner plates. Increase heat to high. Boil pan juice, stirring often, until slightly thickened, about 2 minute Stir in fresh basil. Drizzle over chicken. Serve with jasmine rice and slices of mango.

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