This simple Thai dish, known as Pad Grapow, is insanely quick and inexpensive to make. It's light, yet flavorful with lots of heat and tons of basil.
Yield: 4
4.73 from 33 votes

Thai Basil Chicken

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
This simple Thai dish, known as Pad Grapow, is insanely quick and inexpensive to make. It's light, yet flavorful with lots of heat and tons of basil.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs boneless (skinless chicken breasts, sliced into thin strips)
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce (Substitute for GF oyster sauce)
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce (Substitute for GF soy sauce)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 serrano chile (seeded and minced (keep seeds for extra hot))
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 3 cups fresh Thai or regular basil leaves
  • cooked jasmine rice (optional for serving)

Instructions

  • In a bowl marinate the chicken with oyster sauce and soy sauce 10 minutes.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat, when hot add the oil, garlic and chili and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Increase the heat to high and add the chicken and cook, stirring until just cooked through, about 4 minutes. Add the basil and cook until wilted, about 1 minute.
  • Serve over rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 4oz chicken, Calories: 210kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 104mg, Sodium: 571mg, Fiber: 1g
Blue Smart Points: 1
Green Smart Points: 3
Purple Smart Points: 1
Points +: 5