Original content from | Commercial Services | Talent Partnerships
Your epoints

How To Make Thai Chicken With Coconut And Basil

How To Make Thai Chicken With Coconut And Basil

Thai 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. Sample our Thai Chicken with Coconut and Basil recipe.


View Ingredients In:


4 people
Prep =
Cook =
Total =

Step 1: You will need

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic, minced
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 cups (250ml) fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 250 ml coconut cream
  • 1 lime sliced for garnish
  • 1 sharp knife
  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 wok or large frying pan
  • 1 wooden spoon

Step 2: Prepare the ingredients

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

Step 3: 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 4: Add the chicken

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

Step 5: Put in the remaining ingredients

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

Step 6: Finish off the dish

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

Step 7: Garnish the meal

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

Step 8: Serving Suggestions

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