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


  • Mix together chicken broth, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, brown sugar and ginger.
  • 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.
  • Add in sauce and cook until sauce thickens and caramelizes.
  • Add in basil.  Cook until basil is wilted, about 30 seconds.  Stir in cashews
  • Serve over rice, garnish with additional basil if desired