Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

Thai Chilli Basil Chicken is one of the famous Thai chicken recipes. A fantastically quick and simple Thai dish that genuinely tastes just as good as you can get at your favorite restaurant

Thai Basil Chicken:

This is a dish I got from the mother of a friend. Obviously, a Thai friend!

What you will require to prepare for Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

This is what you require for Thai Basil Chicken. The extremely decent thing about this Thai dish is that it is made with ingredients that are easily available

Thai Basil

Thai Basil is a key fixing in this dish. It has an aftertaste like ordinary basil with a trace of aniseed flavor.

In undeniable reality, the legitimate variant of Thai Basil Chicken is Thai Holy Basil which is not the same as Thai Basil. It’s entirely elusive even in Thai stores, to such an extent that most Thai restaurants simply utilize customary Thai Basil and it’s the flavor that most people have become accustomed to.

Thai Basil Chicken is frequently excessively saucy when you get it from mid-standard restaurants outside of Thailand.

This recipe sticks more to the conventional method of cooking it with enough sauce to cover the sauteed food and to splash the rice somewhat. But not so much sauce that when you dish it up, it’s sitting in a pool of sauce which is too salty. And becomes unnecessary because the flavors of this dish are too strong.

This Thai Chilli Basil Chicken moves excessively quickly once you begin cooking – around 5 minutes. So in the event that you can complete the chopping part in a short time off 10min, you’ll have dinner on the table in 15 minutes.

Thai chilli basil Chicken

Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

Maitreyee Biswas
15 Minute Thai Chilli Basil Chicken. When it comes to Thai recipes, this stir fry is one of the most popular and easiest to make.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine thai
Servings 4 people
Calories 160 kcal


  • Instant Pot



  • skinless boneless chicken thigh fillets  cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 green onion cut into 4cm
  • 1 cup Thai basil leaves 
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Thai chilli finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil

How to Make Sause

  • 2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon water


Instructions to Prepare Thai Chilli Basil Chicken

  • Put all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix them all to combine.
  • Heat oil in wok or pan over high heat.
  • Add garlic and chilli and cook them for 10 seconds. Don't inhale - the chili to avoid cough!
  • Add the chicken and the white part of the green onions and fry around 2 mintutes until cooked.
  • Add Sauce and cook for 1 minute until the water reduces to make a thick glossy sauce.
  • Toss through green part of green onions and basil leaves. Stir a while and then serve immediately with steamed hot rice.
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