Chicken With Basil and Red Peppers

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is from "Main Course Classics" which has some fabulous recipes. I changed it only slightly and was very happy with the results. There are alot of Thai style chicken basil recipes on here but I didn't see this particular one when searching, it is extremely simple and very good. It can be presented very nicely with fresh basil leaves and a few fresh diced red peppers but I could just eat it straight out of the wok with a spatula. I hope you enjoy this.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in wok or frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, scallions, red pepper and stir fry 5 minutes.
  3. Add chicken and cook until done.
  4. Stir in fish sauce, soy sauce, and sugar and cook until sauce begins to become thick (about 5-10 minutes).
  5. Stir in basil leaves and cook 5 minutes or just until leaves are wilted.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil if desired and enjoy.
Most Helpful

4 5

This was great. Having practically all ingredients handy, it was a breeze... Very healthy and VERY tasty; nice mix of the two. Thank You!

5 5

LOVED this! Restaurant quality, and simple to prepare. Used low sodium soy sauce, and only about 2 tablespoons, and one tablespoon of fish sauce to cut back on the sodium. Also, added a small ladle of chicken stock when reducing the sauce, as it was starting to burn. Made this with Thai Lemongrass soup, and it was perfect. Definitely a keeper!