Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry



Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry

Picture this: a sizzling wok, aromatic Thai basil leaves, and a medley of vibrant vegetables all coming together in a symphony of flavors. That’s what our Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry is all about. This dish is a testament to the bold and irresistible tastes of Thai cuisine.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450g) boneless chicken thighs, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh Thai basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)

Instructions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and sliced chicken to the hot oil. Stir-fry until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink.
  3. Toss in the sliced bell peppers and onion. Continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until the vegetables begin to soften.
  4. Add the soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and crushed red pepper flakes to the wok. Stir well to coat the ingredients evenly.
  5. Remove the wok from heat and gently fold in the fresh Thai basil leaves. They will wilt from the residual heat.
  6. Serve your Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry hot over a bed of steamed jasmine rice.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry is a quick and easy Thai-inspired dish that’s perfect for busy weeknight dinners. The combination of tender chicken, colorful bell peppers, and aromatic Thai basil creates a delightful explosion of flavors in every bite. With just the right balance of sweet, savory, and spicy, this stir-fry will become a family favorite in no time. Plus, it’s ready in under 30 minutes, making it a go-to recipe for those hectic evenings when you want something delicious without the fuss.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 29g

Imagine the satisfaction of savoring each mouthful of this Flavor-Bursting Thai Basil Stir-Fry – the succulent chicken, the crunch of fresh vegetables, and the bold herbaceousness of Thai basil. It’s a taste journey that transports you straight to the bustling streets of Thailand. So, why wait? Whip up this delectable stir-fry in your own kitchen and treat yourself to a burst of Thai flavors tonight.

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