Spicy Basil Chicken

Spicy Basil Chicken

World Cuisine Asian Thai

An authentic taste of Thailand. Served best over white rice.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 244
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 2 tablespoons chili oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 hot chile peppers
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves


  • 1   Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook the garlic and chile peppers until golden brown. Mix in chicken and sugar, and season with garlic salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is no longer pink, but not done.
  • 2   Stir oyster sauce into the skillet. Mix in mushrooms and onions, and continue cooking until onions are tender and chicken juices run clear. Remove from heat, and mix in basil. Let sit 2 minutes before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 9.4g 15%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 656mg 26%
Potassium 542mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 11.9g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 28.2g 56%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 1526IU  
Vitamin C 90mg  
Calcium 73mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 18mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 54mg  
Folate 38mcg