Thai Basil Chicken

August 29, 2017

Ingredients

- 1 boneless chicken breast

- 5 cloves garlic

- 4 to 10 chilies

- 1 tbsp oil for frying

- 1 tsp oyster sauce

- 1/2 tsp soy sauce

- 1/2 tsp sugar

- handful thai basil

 

Directions

 

- Cut the chicken into bite sized pieces.

- Mince garlic and chilies.

- Remove basil leaves from stems.

- Heat wok on high and add about 1 Tbsp of oil to pan.

- When oil is hot, add the chilies and garlic.  Stir fry them for about 20 seconds till fragrant.  do not let burn or dry out.

- Toss in the chicken.  Keep stir frying continuously till chicken is almost cooked.  If it starts to dry out add a tiny splash of water.

- Add oyster sauce, soy sauce and sugar.  Continue to fry another 30 seconds.

- Toss the basil into the pan, fold it into the chicken and immediately turn off the heat.  Basil does not like to be over cooked.

- Serve with white rice and a fried egg.

 

 

 

 

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