NM Thai Chicken with Coconut and Basil

NM Thai Chicken with Coconut and Basil


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About this recipe: Thai chicken with coconut and basil

Serves: 4 

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic, minced
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 cups (250ml) fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp brown sugar
  • 250 ml coconut cream
  • 1 lime sliced for garnish

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into 1 cm strips and set aside.
  2. Begin by heating the oil in a wok or pan and stir fry the onions, garlic and chilli for a couple of minutes until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the chicken strips and stir fry for 4 mins until the chicken is cooked.
  4. Add the coriander, basil leaves, fish sauce and brown sugar to the mixture and fry for another minute.
  5. Finally, pour in the coconut cream and stir for 5 mins until the sauce has reduced.
  6. Serve straight from the wok with noodles, rice or steamed fresh vegetables.

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Very easy to make and tastes delicious!! My son's favorite!! - 05 Nov 2012

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