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Here's a yummy, easy to make recipe for Thai-style basil chicken that combines three sauces, onions, peppers, garlic, and, of course, plenty of basil.
Celiac.com 03/11/2014 - Here's an easy to make recipe for Thai-style chicken that combines three sauces, onions, peppers, garlic, and, of course, plenty of basil.
If you like chicken, and you like basil, and you're open to Asian-style dishes, you will likely enjoy this tasty chicken dish. I like to serve it over rice, and I sometimes pair it with a nice Thai-style vegetable curry.
Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry with paper towels.
In a medium bowl, mix cornstarch, salt and pepper. Toss in chicken strips and toss until well-coated with cornstarch.
Heat oil in wok. Stir-fry onions and peppers until soft. Remove and keep warm.
Add oil to wok as needed and stir-fry chicken, garlic, and pepper flakes until chicken is done.
Add sauces in order, stirring each time to fully coat. Add cooked vegetables back and stir to coat.
Add basil, stirring just until hot-crisp, and beginning to wilt.
Garnish with cilantro and serve immediately over rice.