Friday, October 28, 2011

Basil Chicken


Basil Chicken

This recipe is inspired by the classic Thai  basil chicken which is usually made with ground chicken.It is paired with steamed jasmine rice and is delicious and aromatic.All that beautiful  aroma comes from the basil leaves. So be generous and you will notices that the flavors get well combined with the fish sauce.It is a perfect blend of spicy,savory and sweet.



Ingredients
Boneless chicken- 1 lb
Basil leaves- a handful
Garlic cloves- 4
Ginger- 1 inch thick
shallots- 7-8 finely chopped
Soya sauce- 1 1/2 tsp
Fish Sauce- 1 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Ground chilly- 1 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp


Cut chicken into small pieces or strips. Heat oil in a heavy pan and add garlic and ginger and saute for a minute. Add shallots and saute till they change color. Now add chicken and pepper powder and stir fry in high till the chicken changes color and gets cooked.Add the sauces, sugar and the chilly paste and continue to fry till it gets well coated. Finally add basil and saute for another minute till the leaves welt . Serve with jasmine rice.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy...

18 comments:

  1. Extremely tempting one Suja..I loved the idea of basil.The name itself bring a flavour..You won't believe ,my mouth waters !

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  2. Love the presentation dear ~ nice recipe!
    USMasala

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  3. Never tried basil leaves in any of the dishes ..It shud be aromatic and yummmy ..

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  4. Wowww!,Healthy and yumm chicken recipe Dear.Luks impressive.Luv it.

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  5. Omg, feel like finishing that flavourful basil chicken rite ow,lovely and tempting..

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  6. basil chicken looks yum dear, flavourful and delicious one..

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  7. Chicken looks very yummy....

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  8. Simply mouthwatering basil chicken dear. Wonderfully prepared.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. chicken looks yum and delicious .....

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  10. What an amazing looking chicken dish! Sounds great & beautiful presentation!

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  11. Really nice way to prepare chicken and yummy too!! :)

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  12. A must try and nice combo suja.

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  13. Yummy!! & nice presentation!!

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  14. wow superb presentation and the basil chicken looks very tasty....:)

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