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Stir-Fried Chicken With Holy Basil

Stir-Fried Chicken With Holy Basil


1 ½ Tbsp Peanut Oil
3 Cloves Garlic, Chopped

4 Bird's Eye Chilies, chopped

1 Small White Onion, sliced
2 Pieces (about 300g) Skinless & Boneless Chicken Breast, chopped
2 Red Chilies, sliced

2 Stalks Scallions, sliced

(about 1 inch)
1 Tbsp Oyster Sauce

1 Tbsp Fish Sauce

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1 tsp Sugar

1 Cup Loosely –packed Holy Basil
Note: Holy basil has a peppery flavor, and it is a classic ingredient in Thai stir-fry's dishes.

Steamed Jasmine Rice
Fried Eggs


Heat the peanut oil in a wok over moderate heat, cook garlic and chilies until fragrant. Turn the heat on high and toss in the chopped chicken, stir, mix in the onion, oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar. Stirring constantly, until the chicken is fully cooked. Add the chili slices and scallions. Switch off the heat, and toss in the Holy basil, stir to mix and serve immediately with steamed rice and fried egg.

Serves 2


  1. That looks so good! Now I miss that stuff! :-)


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