recipebook3Thai Chicken with Coconut and Basil Recipe. Treat yourself to a taste of the orient with a creamy Thai chicken curry. This dish is perfect all year with rice, noodles or vegetables.

You will need:

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients

Cut the chicken breasts into 1 cm strips and set aside on the tray

Step 2: Begin cooking

The cooking method for this recipe is stir frying, which is a quick way of retaining all the flavours of fresh ingredients using little oil. Begin by heating the oil in a wok or pan and stir fry the onions, garlic and chilli for a couple of minutes until the onion is translucent.

Step 3: Add the chicken

Add the chicken strips and stir fry for 4 minutes until the chicken is cooked.

Step 4: Put in the remaining ingredients

Add the coriander, basil leaves, fish sauce and brown sugar to the mixture and fry for another minute.

Step 5: Finish off the dish

Finally, pour in the coconut cream and stir for 5 mins until the sauce has reduced.

Step 6: Garnish the meal

Step 7: Serving Suggestions

This versatile dish goes perfectly with noodles, rice or steamed fresh vegetables.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 50 minutes

This dish can be served straight from the wok. To add colour, garnish it with a slice of lime.

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