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Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken - make this healthier take-out version at home in under 20 minutes once marinated. It's flavorful and delicious!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: basil, chicken, healthy, easy,, keto, thai
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Admin


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 3 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 C Thai basil leaves can substitute regular basil
  • salt to taste


  • Cut the boneless skinless chicken thighs into thin strips, and place them into a mixing bowl.
  • Add in 3 tablespoons of oyster sauce and 3 tablespoons of coconut aminos. Toss the chicken to coat it, and marinate in the fridge for at least an hour.
  • Heat the sesame oil and olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Place the marinated chicken into the skillet and cook until the chicken is browned and cooked through.
  • Add in the minced garlic and 2 cups of basil leaves, and cook stirring often until the basil leaves have wilted. If you cannot find Thai basil locally, regular basil can be substituted.
  • Garnish with fresh basil and salt to taste if desired.
  • Serve over a bed of white or cauliflower rice.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 661mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg