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Spicy Basil Chicken

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"An authentic taste of Thailand. Served best over white rice."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 244 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook the garlic and chile peppers until golden brown. Mix in chicken and sugar, and season with garlic salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is no longer pink, but not done.
  2. Stir oyster sauce into the skillet. Mix in mushrooms and onions, and continue cooking until onions are tender and chicken juices run clear. Remove from heat, and mix in basil. Let sit 2 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 244 calories; 9.4 g fat; 11.9 g carbohydrates; 28.2 g protein; 69 mg cholesterol; 656 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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DELICIOUS! I am a huge Thai food fan because of the complex flavors Thai dishes have. This was my first try at making Thai and I must say I was really impressed! It tasted robust and flavorful, ...

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I thought this recipe was just OK due to saltiness. I followed the directions pretty closely unlike many of the reviewers here. The only change I made was to use garlic powder instead of garli...

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DELICIOUS! I am a huge Thai food fan because of the complex flavors Thai dishes have. This was my first try at making Thai and I must say I was really impressed! It tasted robust and flavorful, ...

I've been looking for some easy and authentic Thai recipes and this was great! I didn't have oyster sauce so I used 3 tbsp fish sauce, added some cilantro with the basil, and squeezed some lime ...

Loved this recipe (with modifictions). I don't like mushrooms, or oyster sauce. Left them out, but added green beans.

I thought this recipe was just OK due to saltiness. I followed the directions pretty closely unlike many of the reviewers here. The only change I made was to use garlic powder instead of garli...

Prepared with red pepper flakes (1 tsp) and thai chilli sauce w/ garlic (2 tsp) instead of chili oil and whole peppers. 1/2 tsp sugar and 2 tbsp oyster sauce. No garlic salt (heard it would be...

This was absolutely soooo delish! And sooooo easy & quick. Perfect to make when you want something good but don't feel like cooking after coming home from a long day's work. I like my food stron...

I used dried crushed pepper since I didn't have chili oil or any fresh hot peppers. My plan was to use dried basil since I didn't have any fresh basil, but it tasted so good before I got to the...

This meal is fantastic! It's different from the same old chicken and is not too spicy for the non-spicy lover. I had to buy a lot of items for this recipe, so I made adjustments where I could ...

Nice recipe. This is my favourite Thai dish, and this was a great comparison. I used A LOT of basil and skipped the garlic salt (just used regular salt), as I like the flavour of real garlic. Th...