Spicy Basil Chicken
Author: Nikki
This Spicy Basil Chicken is packed with delicious flavor. It has a fantastic and perfectly proportioned kick of heat that enhances the taste of the dish. The ingredient list is minimal which makes this an easy and quick meal.
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch and 1 Tablespoon water
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ Tablespoon garlic
  • 3 Tablespoon thinly sliced green onion
  • 3 Tablespoon finely diced sweet onion
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoon fresh basil, chopped and divided
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  1. Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Salt chicken.
  3. Heat large wok or large skillet to medium high. Add olive oil and cubed chicken. Cook for 4 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, green onion, diced sweet onion, soy sauce, 2 Tablespoons fresh basil, and red pepper flakes.
  5. Cook until chicken is done.
  6. Add cornstarch mixture and cook for another minute.
  7. Serve immediately. It pairs wonderfully with rice.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/spicy-basil-chicken/