Basil Chicken

Basil Chicken


25 basil Leaves

3 Tbsp cooking oil

500 gm coarse chicken mince

1 small onion, chopped fine

5 green or red chilly, pasted

Fish sauce to taste (or salt)

1/2 pod garlic chopped

Pepper to taste

1 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sugar


Heat oil in pan till very hot.

Add garlic till brown, then onion, chilly paste and sugar.

As soon as onion turns transparent add the mince and cook till almost done.

Add a little water (30 ml) once it starts cooking well

Add the sauces (soy, oyster and fish) and the pepper.

When the mince is done add the basil leaves.

Serve hot.


Cook the mince well before adding the sauces. (do not overcook)

Add the basil leaves right at the end and switch off heat as soon as you do, the leaves will taste better when fresh.

Serve fresh and eat with plain rice.