The best thing you can make with a pound of chicken breast is this chilli basil chicken stir fry! Crispy chicken bites infused with mind-blowing aroma of fresh basil leaves is a combination to die for!
I am sure you have had ample amounts of stir fry dishes and it would be very difficult for you to name a favorite one! But not after you taste this chilli basil chicken stir fry! This would undisputedly become your go-to chicken stir fry dish from now on!
Chicken stir fry is one of my favorite preparations when it comes to making something easy yet tasty for a busy day’s meal. And the best thing is you can make endless variations of a stir fry!
This chilli basil chicken stir fry could prove to be the easiest of all as it has barely any chopping involved and hence suited best when you are stuck in other deliverables.
It will enable you to skip the takeaways and opt for healthy homemade meals even when you barely have time to cook!
What is Chilli basil chicken stir fry?
My chilli basil chicken stir fry started as an experimental dish where I wanted to combine my favorite basil leaves with my meat of choice i.e. chicken.
When I first made this many years ago, I was yet to discover Pad Ka Prow, the Thai basil chicken; so my chilli basil chicken stir fry is a little different from the authentic Thai version.
This chilli basil chicken stir fry of mine is a very quick and easy dish that is perfect for a weekday lunch or dinner where I have simply cooked chicken and basil together with tempting aromatics like dried red chillies, garlic and soy sauce.