Basil chicken
Basil chicken

Hey everyone, it’s John, welcome to our recipe page. Today, we’re going to prepare a distinctive dish, basil chicken. It is one of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Thai basil chicken, better known in Thai as pad kra pao gai (ผัดกระเพราไก่ pad ka prao gai), is a contender for the most popular, and the most beloved Thai street food dish of all time. Chef John's version of this classic Thai dish, made with freshly chopped chicken thighs and fresh basil, has a rich sauce that cooks down into a caramelized glaze. Thai Basil Chicken is a gold standard Thai chicken recipe that's incredibly fast and easy to make I LOVE Thai Basil Chicken.

Basil chicken is one of the most well liked of current trending foods in the world. It’s easy, it is quick, it tastes yummy. It is enjoyed by millions daily. They are nice and they look wonderful. Basil chicken is something that I have loved my entire life.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can cook basil chicken using 8 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Basil chicken:
  1. Make ready Main dish
  2. Make ready 5 Chicken breasts
  3. Prepare 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
  4. Prepare 1/2 Onion, sliced thinly
  5. Make ready 16 oz Jar prego spaghetti sauce
  6. Take 1/2 cup Shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese
  7. Get 2 1/2 tsp Classico Basil pesto
  8. Get 3/4 tbsp Minced garlic

It's also quite easy to make. Grown throughout Southeast Asia, Thai basil is - no surprise here - used quite predominantly in Thailand, as well as in Vietnam. It's so quick to whip up, budget-friendly, and SO GOOD! Basil Chicken is a popular spicy Asian recipe.

Steps to make Basil chicken:
  1. Coat baking pan or casserole dish with oil
  2. Spread sliced onions in pan
  3. Cut chicken breasts to butterfly them. Hint, if they are partially frozen it makes it easier.
  4. Spread ½ teaspoon of Basil spread on one half of each chicken
  5. Close the chicken halves together and arrange in the pan, over the onions
  6. Spread minced garlic over chicken
  7. Pour sauce to coat all the chicken pieces
  8. Bake for 40 minutes in 375°F oven
  9. When baking is complete, sprinkle shredded cheese over the pieces and serve with pasta

This is usually prepared using ground chicken - although there are some recipes that call for finely chopped chicken breasts. But you can use ground chicken Thai Basil chicken is loaded with veggies, chicken, and encompasses all the delicate flavors that we. Serve it with rice or noodles and you're all set. I tend to like mine really spicy, but you can make it nice and. Stir to incorporate the basil into the chicken as the residual heat will continue to wilt the basil.

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