How to make Chilli Basil Chicken -

Spicy chicken dish with fresh basil leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Fresh basil

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chilli Basil Chicken

Chilli Basil Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Basil Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breast seeded 2-3

  • Fresh basil 1 cup

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into thin shreds 400 grams

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fish sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Green curry paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic 10-12

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Slice onions. Heat oil in a non stick wok, add onions and sauté.

Step 2

Diagonally slice green chillies. When onions turn soft, add green chillies and continue to sauté.

Step 3

Mix chicken with fish sauce, dark soy sauce and green curry paste and let it stand for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Halve garlic cloves lengthways and add to the wok. Sauté for 10 seconds more.

Step 5

Add chicken, salt and sugar and mix well. Cook on high heat for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Add basil leaves and mix well. Cook till the chicken is done. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.