Thai Basil Chicken

  • 5MINS
  • 15MINS
  • 240KCAL

This quick recipe is our British take on a popular street food dish from Thailand. Traditionally this dish would be made with Thai holy basil, which has a more peppery taste than other varieties, however it still works really well with the standard basil you can pick up in the supermarket. Use whichever you can get hold of!

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Swap the chopped chicken for turkey mince or chopped pork steak, or use skinless, boneless chicken thigh instead of breast meat.

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Gave it a tweak, no beans so used peas, frozen peppers and served with straight to wok noodles
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Make it often because it’s so delicious, I save any left overs & have it for lunch the next day!

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RebeccaThursday 24th March 2022

Is it 60g of fresh basil then remove the stalks ect or 60g with stalks removed? This makes quite a difference as the stalks are half the gross weight
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    HollyFriday 25th March 2022

    Hey Rebecca, basil has such soft stalks that it’s totally fine to eat along with the leaves!

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LollyWednesday 5th January 2022

When a recipe uses granulated sweetener can you use sugar instead as my partner can’t have sweetener?

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    HollyWednesday 5th January 2022

    Hey Lolly, we use granulated sweetener that is the same weight and texture as sugar so it can easily be substituted for sugar instead. Hope that helps!

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