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Thai Ground Chicken Basil

Thai Ground Chicken Basil Recipe


Lots of garlic, hot chilies, and a whole bunch of basil make this one flavorful dish! If you like Thai food, you'll be happy to know that you can make this simple, satisfying dish in less time that it takes to go for take-out.


  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • ¼ cup minced garlic
  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 12 peppers Thai chiles, sliced into thin rings
  • 2 teaspoons black soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves


  1. Heat a wok over high heat until smoking. Pour in peanut oil, then immediately add garlic. Stir-fry garlic until it begins to turn golden brown, about 20 seconds. Mix in the ground chicken and continue cooking and stirring until the meat is crumbly and no longer pink, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in the sliced chilies, soy sauce, and fish sauce. Cook for about 15 seconds to soften the chilies, then add the basil, and continue cooking until the basil has wilted.

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Nutritional Information

Thai Ground Chicken Basil

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 273.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 59 %
carbohydrates: 5 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 10 %
fat: 17 %
saturated fat: 11 %
cholesterol: 23 %
vitamin a iu: 43 %
niacin equivalents: 143 %
vitamin b6: 63 %
vitamin c: 553 %
folate: 11 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 17 %
magnesium: 28 %
potassium: 21 %
sodium: 31 %
thiamin: 20 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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