Thai Chicken with Basil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 red jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon chopped unsalted, roasted peanuts
Cut each breast half into 4 pieces.
Heat oil in work or 12-inch skillet until hot. Cook and stir garlic and peppers over medium-high heat until garlic is golden brown.
Add chicken; stir-fry until chicken is done, 8 to 10 minutes.
Stir in fish sauce and sugar.
Sprinkle with remaining ingredients.
Garnish with lemon wedges if desired.
Yields 4 servings.
Thai and Vietnamese Recipes