Thai Garlic & Basil Chicken - optional vegetarian version included
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • Here is what you need:
  • -2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil
  • - 2 tbsp minced garlic (10-12 cloves)
  • - 1 large red onion, chopped
  • - 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • - 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1in pieces
  • - 6 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • - 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • - 1.5 cups fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
Instructions
  1. Lets get chopping! First mince your garlic, chop up your onion, basil, pepper & chicken.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, onion and peper and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken and stir-fry until it starts to brown on all sides, but not cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce & sugar.
  5. Add the sauce to the pan. Continue to cook the chicken, uncovered, tossing it occasionally until it's cooked through, 2-3 more minutes.
  6. Add basil, toss well and serve.
Recipe by Family Fresh Meals at https://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2011/08/thai-garlic-basil-chicken-optional-vegetarian-version-included.html