Thai-Inspired Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Thai-Inspired Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Dive into the exotic flavors of Thailand with our delightful Thai-Inspired Basil Chicken Stir Fry. This recipe takes your taste buds on a journey through the vibrant and aromatic world of Thai cuisine. Imagine tender slices of chicken breast, marinated in a harmonious blend of fresh basil, spicy chili, and savory sauces, stir-fried to perfection. Each bite is a burst of flavors, a balance between the heat of chili, the sweetness of basil, and the umami of soy sauce. It’s a dish that encapsulates the essence of Thai street food, right in your own kitchen.


  • 500g chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 red chilies, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and sliced chilies, stir-fry until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken slices and cook until they turn white and are cooked through.
  4. Season with soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and black pepper. Stir well to combine.
  5. Toss in fresh basil leaves and stir-fry until wilted.
  6. Remove from heat and serve hot, garnished with extra basil leaves and chili slices.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Enjoy the aromatic blend of basil and spices in this quick and easy Thai-inspired chicken stir fry.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 280, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 35g

Immerse yourself in the rich flavors of Thailand with our Thai-Inspired Basil Chicken Stir Fry. This recipe captures the essence of Thai cuisine, offering a perfect balance of heat, sweetness, and umami. It’s a culinary adventure that will transport you straight to the bustling streets of Bangkok. So, gather your ingredients, fire up your wok, and get ready to savor the authentic taste of Thailand right in your own home. Enjoy your cooking!

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