Recipe: Chicken with Basil

This month’s recipe is a quick and easy way to enjoy chicken! This recipe is fairly easy to make and can be quickly added into your roster of recipes. Using basil and a few asian staples (we get to use our homemade Patis (fish sauce) for this recipe!), this chicken recipe will definitely make your mealtime a lot more spicy and delicious!

chicken Basil Stir fry

Chicken with Basil
500 g Chicken thigh fillet, cut into 1-by-2-inch pieces
2 Tbsp Milagros Homemade Patis (fish sauce)
1 ½ Tbsp Soy sauce
1 Tbsp Water
1 ½ t Sugar
2 T Cooking oil
1 large Onion, cut into thin slices
3 pcs. Red chillies, seeds and ribs removed, cut into thin slices
3 cloves Garlic, minced
1 ½ C Basil leaves

1. In a medium bowl, combine the fish sauce, soy sauce, water, and sugar. Coat and marinate the chicken with it.

2. In a large non-stick frying pan, heat the oil over moderately high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in the chillies and garlic; cook, stirring, 30 seconds longer.

3. Remove the chicken from the marinade with a slotted spoon and add it to the hot pan. Cook until almost done, stirring, about 3 minutes. Add the marinade and cook 30 seconds longer. Remove from the heat and stir in 1 cup of the basil. Serve topped with the remaining 1/2 cup basil.

Happy cooking!

Interested in trying this recipe with our homemade patis? Call us for orders! 

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