Thai basil chicken
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 2
  • 2 cups of white rice or rice noodles
  • 2 medium sized chicken breasts (diced)
  • 2½ tablespoons of fish sauce
  • 1 small while onion (sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (diced)
  • ½ of a green bell pepper (sliced)
  • 2 green onions (diced)
  • 1 cup of loosely packed basil leaves (torn)
  • ½ teaspoon Franks hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  1. Cook 2 cups of white rice or rice noodles according to package directions.
  2. Dice the raw chicken breasts into small cubes and pieces. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet and add the green peppers and white onion. Cook until slightly tender about 5 minutes.
  3. Add in the garlic and cook and an additional minute.
  4. Add the diced chicken to the skillet and cook until chicken is done. About 5-6 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the fish sauce, water, brown sugar, and hot sauce. Add this to the chicken and vegetables. Cook and an additional 3 minutes until the sauce starts to dry out.
  6. Add in the diced green onion and torn basil leaves. Cook until the basil wilts about 30 seconds.
  7. Serve over white rice or rice noodles. Enjoy!
Recipe by Marlows Kitchen at