Chicken Hot Basil

Serves 2-3

Preparation time 20 Minutes

Cooking time 10 Minutes


Refined oil - 1 tsp

Chopped garlic - 5 cloves

Chopped ginger - 1 knot

Green chillies - 3-4

Chopped onion - 1

Chicken mince - 300 gms

Light soy sauce - 2 tbsp

Fish sauce - 1 tsp

Red chilli sauce - 1 tsp

Thai basil - 8-10

Honey - 1 tbsp

Corn flour - 1 tbsp

A Thai staple made with chicken mince and strong flavours of soy, ginger, basil and fiery hot chilli peppers. Fit for the Indian palate.


1) In a Meyer Select fry pan, heat the refined oil and chuck in the chopped garlic and chopped ginger.

2) Saute them for a couple of minutes and then break in the green chillies.

3) Finely chop the onions and add it to the pan.

4) Next, add the chicken mince to the pan and start cooking on high heat.

5) Add in all the sauces and combine it all, add water if required.

6) Lastly, add in the Thai basil leaves and honey and combine it all.

7) Dissolve the cornflour in some water to form a slurry and add it to the pan while stirring.

8) Once the gravy thickens and turns glossy, serve it hot with rice.

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