Thai Basil Rice with Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Nancy @ Foodie Chicks Rule
Ingredients
  • 2 large chicken breasts but into 2 inch strips
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice cooked ahead and cooled
  • 1 Red Pepper cut into 2 inch strips
  • 1/2 - 1 Onion cut into 2 inch pieces (I used Vidalia)
  • 2 T Fish Sauce to taste
  • 1 T Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1 T Thai Basil Sauce
  • 1 T coconut sugar
  • 5 large cloves minced or chopped
  • Avocado oil to saute
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne if you like spice, otherwise omit
  • Several fresh basil leaves cut into strips
Instructions
  1. Saute minced garlic, set aside.
  2. Mix the liquid ingredients, sugar and spices, set aside.
  3. Saute chicken, peppers and onions. Cook until chicken is done and vegetables are tender crisp.
  4. Add the garlic and prepared sauce. Cook for 5-7 minutes on medium/low heat.
  5. Add the fresh basil and rice. Cook another 10 minutes on medium/low heat.
  6. Stirring well.
  7. Plate and top with the remaining fresh basil strips.