Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Sauce

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 30mins




  • Rinse chicken, pat dry.
  • Cut into 1" pieces.
  • Place in medium bowl.
  • In small bowl stir together the cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander,, cumin, salt, pepper, turmeric, and chili powder.
  • Sprinkle over chicken, toss to coat.
  • Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or in fridge for 1 to 2 hours.
  • In a large nostick wok or skillet cook and stir onion, garlic, and jalapeno peppers in hot oil over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  • Remove onion mixture.
  • Add about half of the chicken to the wok or skillet.
  • Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or till chicken is tender and no pink remains.
  • Remove chicken from pan.
  • If necessary, add more oil.
  • Cook and remove remaining chicken as above.
  • Stir together coconut milk and cornstarch.
  • Carefully add to wok or skillet.
  • Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
  • Return chicken and onion mixture to skillet.
  • Stir in snipped basil and gingerroot.
  • Cook and stir about 2 minutes more or till heated through.
  • Serve over rice.
  • Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.
  • Makes 4 servings.
  • Enjoy!