- January 14, 2009 at 2:10 am #269396
Thai Chicken with Basil
Get authentic Thai flavor in only 20 minutes. Fish sauce, chiles, fresh basil, fresh mint and peanuts give this dish exotic flavor. From eatbetteramerica.
Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:20 min
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1 tablespoon canola or soybean oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 red or green jalapeño chiles, seeded, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fish sauce or reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, if desired
1. Cut each chicken breast into 4 pieces.
2. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray.
Add oil; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, garlic and chilies in oil 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in fish sauce and sugar.
Sprinkle with basil, mint and peanuts.
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