Thai Basil Chicken - Simple to Prepare - One Wok Pot dish

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Feb. 16, 2015

This popular Thai Chicken main is flavoured with basil leaves, fresh red chillies and garlic and stir fried with Hoisin and Soya sauce.


Fresh red chilies 8 , stem removed
Garlic 8
Shallots 3
Basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Boneless chicken thigh 1 Pound , cut in small pieces
Hoisin sauce 3 Tablespoon
Light soya sauce 3 Tablespoon
Dark soy sauce 3 Tablespoon



1. Pound garlic and red chilies to a coarse consistency.

2. Heat oil in a wok. Saute chili garlic in hot oil. Cook for a bit and then add shallots.

3. Once the shallots are cooked, drop boneless thigh meat. Stir and cook until the meat is well done. 

4. Add hoisin sauce, light soy sauce and dark soya sauce to the chicken. Mix well.

5. Drop in basil leaves. Stir quickly.



6. Serve this heavenly basil chicken with jasmine rice or glass noodles. Enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 273Calories from Fat 111

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 991 mg41.29%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 5 g

Protein 25 g50%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet