Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil

Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil

Incredible! This Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil is everything I love about a recipe: quick, easy, low fat, nutritious, and delicious.

 

Another delicious way to enjoy fried rice, fragrant with the heady aroma of basil!

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Thai Chicken Fried Rice with Basil
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Delicious fried rice that's just so easy to make!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Oriental
Keyword: Thai Chicken Fried Rice
Servings: 2
Calories: 325 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Thai red chili pepper
  • 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups cold cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1/3 cup Thai holy basil regular basil ok
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry the garlic in oil until golden; then add the chilies and chicken and stir-fry until the chicken is cooked.
  2. Add the rice, sugar, fish sauce, and soy sauce, and stir-fry, mixing gently.
  3. When well mixed, add the shallots, basil leaves and cilantro; cook another minute or so, and serve.
Recipe Notes

If you desire, serve with lime wedges, chile sauce, fish sauce, or soy sauce at the table.

 

Enjoy!

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Recipe based on one by Sue Lau
Photo by CulinaryExplorer