Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

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Christy Published: February 1, 2021 Modified: August 24, 2021
Thai Basil Chicken Recipe

How To Make Thai Basil Chicken

This Thai basil chicken is a light yet flavorful meal made with boneless chicken, basil leaves, and serrano chile tossed in a skillet until fully cooked.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • lbschicken breasts,boneless skinless, sliced into thin strips
  • 2tbspoyster sauce,substitute for GF oyster sauce
  • 2tbsplight soy sauce,substitute for GF soy sauce
  • 5garlic cloves,minced
  • 1serrano chile,seeded and minced, keep seeds for extra hot
  • 2tspvegetable,or canola oil
  • 3cupsfresh Thai basil leaves,or regular
  • jasmine rice,cooked, optional for serving


  1. In a bowl, marinate the chicken with oyster sauce and soy sauce for 10 minutes.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat, when hot add the oil, garlic, and chili, and cook until fragrant for about 30 seconds.

  3. Increase the heat to high and add the chicken and cook, stirring until just cooked through for about 4 minutes. Add the basil and cook until wilted for about 1 minute.

  4. Serve over rice.


  • Calories: 263.34kcal
  • Fat: 13.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.33g
  • Fiber: 0.54g
  • Sugar: 0.19g
  • Protein: 31.18g
  • Cholesterol: 90.72mg
  • Sodium: 592.68mg
  • Calcium: 59.65mg
  • Potassium: 416.50mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 84.66µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.20mg
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