Spicy Thai Basil Chicken

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken

SPICY THAI BASIL CHICKEN is one of those meals that quickly becomes a family favorite.  It's easy and full of amazing flavor!


  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb skinless, boneless, chicken thighs coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1-2 Tbsp Thai chilies or serrano minced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh Thai basil leaves thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cashews chopped


  1. Mix together chicken broth, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, brown sugar and ginger.

  2. In a large pan, heat oil.  Add in chicken and cook until it is no longer pink.  Add in onions, garlic and chilies.  Cook until juices start to caramelize.

  3. Add in sauce and cook until sauce thickens and caramelizes.

  4. Add in basil.  Cook until basil is wilted, about 30 seconds.  Stir in cashews

  5. Serve over rice, garnish with additional basil if desired