Spicy Basil Chicken


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

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons chili oil

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 3 hot chile peppers

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 ½ teaspoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 5 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves


  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
9g Fat
12g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 657mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 90mg 449%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 542mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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