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Thai Chicken & Basil Stir Fry

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  Dried shiitake mushrooms 6 (Each 3 Inches In Diameter)
  Coconut milk cooking sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Salad oil 4 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced / pressed
  Minced fresh ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken breasts 2 Pound, skinned, boned and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips (2 Whole, About 1 Pound Each)
  Green onions and tops 5 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Slivered basil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), lightly packed (Use Fresh Ones)
  Hot cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Soak mushrooms in warm water to cover until soft 10 to 15 minutes; drain well.
Cut off and discard stems.
Slice caps into 1/4-inch slivers; set aside.
Prepare Coconut Milk Cooking Sauce; set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a wok or wide frying pan over high heat.
Add yellow onion, garlic, and ginger; cook, stirring, until onion is lightly browned.
With a slotted spoon, transfer onion mixture to a bowl; set aside.
Add chicken to pan, a portion at a time do not crowd pan; cook, stirring, until lightly browned about 3 minutes, adding more oil as needed.
As chicken is cooked, lift out and add to onion mixture.
Pour cooking sauce into pan; boil, stirring constantly, until reduced by about a third.
Return onion mixture and chicken to pan.
Add mushrooms, green onions, and basil; stir just until heated through.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3265 Calories from Fat 1154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.5%

Saturated Fat 57.3 g286.7%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 526.2 mg175.4%

Sodium 673.9 mg28.1%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.6%

Dietary Fiber 36.4 g145.5%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 255 g509.8%

Vitamin A 431.7% Vitamin C 203.1%

Calcium 87.4% Iron 178.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Thai Chicken & Basil Stir Fry Recipe