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Thai Basil Chicken, this stir fry is spicy, flavourful with real Thai flavour from Thai basil and takes only 10 minutes to make. Serve it with a bowl of rice and fresh salad.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 216kcal


  • 400 gms Minced Chicken
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic Minced
  • ¼ cup Shallots Sliced
  • 1-2 Thai birds eye chilli Minced ( Adjust spice as per preference)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar / Palm Sugar
  • ½ Tablespoon fish sauce
  • ⅓ cup Thai Basil Roughly chopped ( Increase upto ½ cup )
  • 1 teaspoon Lemongrass Minced


  • Heat a pan. Add Oil. Once the oil is medium hot add minced garlic followed by sliced shallots. Fry till the shallots have softened and started to brown.
  • Add minced chills and lemongrass. Cook for 30 seconds more.
  • Then add minced chicken. Mix everything well and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add brown sugar and salt as per taste. Stir well and cook till all the water has evaporated and the mixture starts to brown a little bit.
  • Add Soy Sauce and Fish sauce. Mix well. Cook for a minute on medium-high heat.
  • Add fresh chopped basil. Mix and take the pan out of the stove.
  • For the Salad mix Cabbage, carrot and peppers. Season with salt.
  • To make the rice bowl Spoon cooked white rice bowl. Top it with Thai Basil Minced Chicken, salad, Cucumber slice, Lemon wedges and garnish with fresh Coriander leaves.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 530mg | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg