Thai Chicken with Basil
This terrific recipe for Thai Chicken with Basil was submitted by Marian Nowell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 1/4 cups chopped shiitake mushrooms
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips
2 teaspoons grated lime zest
3 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
1 cup jasmine or other long grain rice, cooked according to package directions
Basil leaves for garnish
- In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, place oil. Add mushrooms, garlic and pepper flakes; cook, stirring, about 3 minutes and remove from pan.
- To skillet, add chicken and cook about 3 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease.
- Return mushroom mixture to pan; add lime zest, oyster sauce and basil and heat through, about 3 minutes more.
- Place cooked rice on serving platter, top with chicken mixture and garnish with basil leaves.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.