Spicy chilli basil chicken with Thai jasmine rice

AuthorHungry PandaCategoryDifficultyBeginner

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time55 mins

 1 chicken diced into small pieces
 10 sticks green beans diced into small pieces
 4 crushed garlic cloves
 1 white/yellow onion
 6 birds eye chillis de-seeded and finely chopped (you can add more or less depending on how hot you like it!)
 5 pinches basil leaves (can be Thai holy basil or regular basil)
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 1 ½ tsp sugar
 6 tbsp water
 cornflour to thicken

1

Stir fry garlic, onions and chilli to release the flavour. Fry until the onions are translucent.

2

Add chicken and green beans and stir fry until the chicken is cooked.

3

Add 6 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1.5 – 2 teaspoons of sugar and as much water as you need for it to taste ok to you.

4

Thicken with a little cornflour mixed with water and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

5

Add the basil leaves and cook for a further 2-4 minutes until basil leaves are wilted.

6

Adjust seasoning, adding more soy sauce and sugar if needed. Serve!

Ingredients

 1 chicken diced into small pieces
 10 sticks green beans diced into small pieces
 4 crushed garlic cloves
 1 white/yellow onion
 6 birds eye chillis de-seeded and finely chopped (you can add more or less depending on how hot you like it!)
 5 pinches basil leaves (can be Thai holy basil or regular basil)
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 1 ½ tsp sugar
 6 tbsp water
 cornflour to thicken

Directions

1

Stir fry garlic, onions and chilli to release the flavour. Fry until the onions are translucent.

2

Add chicken and green beans and stir fry until the chicken is cooked.

3

Add 6 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1.5 – 2 teaspoons of sugar and as much water as you need for it to taste ok to you.

4

Thicken with a little cornflour mixed with water and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

5

Add the basil leaves and cook for a further 2-4 minutes until basil leaves are wilted.

6

Adjust seasoning, adding more soy sauce and sugar if needed. Serve!

Spicy chilli basil chicken with Thai jasmine rice