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  • Writer's pictureNicole

Thai Basil Chicken

Thai food is one of my absolute favourite foods ever and sometimes especially when I am trying to avoid takeout or eating out, I still need my Thai fix. Say hello to my go-to Thai Basil Chicken, all the flavour of takeout with minimal fat or carbs and filled with a little over 30g of protein.

Thai basil chicken in a white rectangular bowl

This quick and easy in a hurry dinner, is so beautiful and colourful even the fussiest eater will be asking for seconds.

Thai Basil Chicken Serves: 6 Nutritional Information Calories: 189 Carbs: 6.6g Fat: 3.5g Protein: 30.8g Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and chopped

1 green chillies, finely diced and deseeded

4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced

750g skinless chicken breast, chopped

2 red capsicum, deseeded and diced

3 tbsp oyster sauce

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tsp fish sauce

2 tsp stevia

30g thai basil, thick stalks removed and roughly torn (use regular basil if you are unable to find Thai basil)

60g baby spinach


  1. Place a large pan over a medium heat, add the onions, chilies and garlic and fry for 5 minutes until it smells aromatic and the onions are slightly softened.

  2. Add the chicken and capsicum to the pan.

  3. Add the oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce and sweetener.

  4. Fry for 5 minutes or until the chicken has cooked through.

  5. Remove from the heat and stir through the basil and spinach until it wilts.

Serve with?

Serve over basmati rice or roti, for those who want a low-carb option serve with steamed veggies or on cauliflower rice or puree.

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