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SHORTCUT THAI BASIL CHICKEN

This flavorful, spicy Thai dish requires only a few staple pantry ingredients and comes together in no time!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Danielle

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (I use the less sodium version)
  • 4 Tablespoons soy sauce (I use the reduced sodium version)
  • 1.5 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1.5 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 medium shallots, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons chili garlic sauce (More or less to taste, depending on how much spice you like!)
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Head vegetable oil over medium heat in a sauté pan.

  • While the oil is heating, whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and brown sugar and set aside.
  • Add the shallots and garlic to the sauté pan and cook until soft (about 3-5 minutes). Stir in the chili garlic sauce.
  • Add in ground chicken and cook until cooked through (about 10-12 minutes), crumbling it well as you go.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, stir in the broth mixture from earlier and combine.
  • Stir in the basil leaves until wilted, and serve!