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This simple recipe creates the feel you went out for dinner at your local Thai place, but only takes 30 minutes at home. Fresh basil, diced jalapenos, chicken, and coconut milk are the stars of this dish served over white rice.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute chicken, onion, and garlic in the hot oil until chicken is no longer pink, about 6 minutes.

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  • Combine coconut milk, sugar, diced jalapenos, rice vinegar, salt, and turmeric in a bowl.

  • Reduce heat to medium and pour coconut mixture into the pan with the chicken. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, and cook until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened, about 6 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in basil.

Cook's Note:

You can substitute Italian basil for Thai basil.

Nutrition Facts

590 calories; protein 33.1g; carbohydrates 37g; fat 35.1g; cholesterol 107.8mg; sodium 740.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/28/2020
Was really easy to make. Very little prep. I’ll use a little less sugar next time I make it. I made it for family & everyone loved it! I’ll definitely be adding it to my dinner rotation. Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/20/2021
This flavor is SO GOOD. Spicy, Tangy and warm. Oh yes! I had to add some grated carrot and broccoli to the pan to stretch this out a bit because I only had 2 chicken breasts. I added after frying the chicken, onion and garlic- before dumping in the sauce. Wow. This was impressive. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/24/2020
Missing vegetables, so we added green beans and it was much better. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/28/2020
Was really easy to make. Very little prep. I’ll use a little less sugar next time I make it. I made it for family & everyone loved it! I’ll definitely be adding it to my dinner rotation. Read More
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