Basil Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Basil Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

How To Make Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Grab a bite of this fresh chicken stir fry for lunch! It’s got tasty leaves of basil and spinach for a richer stir fry meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tbspwater
  • 1tbspwhite sugar
  • 2lbschicken breast,halves, skinless, boneless, cut into small pieces
  • 4tbspvegetable oil,divided
  • 5green onions,sliced
  • 3garlic cloves,chopped
  • 12ozfresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1cupfresh basil,thinly sliced


  1. Combine the soy sauce, water, and sugar in a bowl.

  2. Marinate the chicken in soy sauce mixture for 30 minutes.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.

  4. Cook and stir green onions in oil for 1 minute.

  5. Add garlic, then cook and stir for 1 minute. Transfer to a small bowl.

  6. Pour 3 tablespoons of oil into the skillet.

  7. Cook and stir the chicken and marinade for 5 minutes, until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear.

  8. Add spinach leaves to chicken.

  9. Cover for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  10. Stir green onion mixture into chicken and spinach.

  11. Cook to reheat onions for 1 to 2 minutes.

  12. Stir in basil, then cook for 1 to 2 minutes, until heated.

  13. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 372.24kcal
  • Fat: 23.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.79g
  • Fiber: 1.69g
  • Sugar: 2.65g
  • Protein: 33.81g
  • Cholesterol: 96.77mg
  • Sodium: 289.16mg
  • Calcium: 92.61mg
  • Potassium: 712.97mg
  • Iron: 3.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 319.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.47mg
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