Basil chicken- quick and yum. Heat oil in a non stick pan and fry the crushed garlic cloves and green chillies until golden brown. To this add the shallots and saute until the color fades. Add one teaspoon soy sauce, salt and the chicken pieces and mix well.
Instructions Cover the chicken with plastic wrap and pound each piece to an even thickness, about one inch or so in the thickest parts (this just helps it cook faster and more evenly). Remove the plastic and sprinkle each piece of chicken generously with sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Prep the tomatoes, garlic, and basil and set aside. You can cook Basil chicken- quick and yum using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Basil chicken- quick and yum
- It's 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil.
- Prepare 1/2 kg of chicken small boneless pieces.
- Prepare 6 - 7 cloves of garlic crushed.
- You need 2 - 3 of green chillies slit.
- You need 8 - 10 of shallots chopped/crushed.
- Prepare 1 - 2 teaspoons of soy sauce.
- You need 1 teaspoon of tomato sauce.
- You need 1/2 cup of basil leaves.
- It's to taste of black pepper powder.
- You need 1 teaspoon of lime juice.
- It's to taste of salt.
- You need to taste of sugar.
It is conveniently packaged for a quick and easy snack. Remove from the pan and set aside. Use the spatula to quickly stir-fry and break the ground chicken meat into small lumps. When the chicken meat changes color, toss in the chilies, fish sauce, palm sugar, and sweet soy sauce.
Basil chicken- quick and yum instructions
- Heat oil in a non stick pan and fry the crushed garlic cloves and green chillies until golden brown..
- To this add the shallots and saute until the color fades. Add one teaspoon soy sauce, salt and the chicken pieces and mix well. Cook with the lid closed for about 5-10 minutes,stirring occasionally. Add a splash of water, if it gets dry just so that it cooks easily..
- Once the chicken is cooked, add the tomato sauce and taste now..
- Time to balance the flavors- add additional salt, some pepper, the second teaspoon of soy sauce if required and some sugar to get it all in sync..
- Now, just add the basil leaves and squeeze the lime into the mixture. The basil leaves should just get blanched and should not overcook..
- Serve hot. Goes with fried rice, roti or any flat bread and even as a starter..
Add in the basil leaves and do a few quick stirs until the basil leaves wilted and you smell the exotic fragrance of the basil leaves. Basil chicken Cut the chicken into small bite sized pieces. Rinse and peel the garlic and chilies, and pound them in a mortar and pestle (alternatively you can just mince them with a knife). They don't need to be super fine, you just want to bring out the oils and flavors from the garlic and chilies. Stir in shallots, garlic, and sliced chilies.