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Minced chicken with thai basil

Very tasty aromatic thai basil minced chicken wrapped in lettuce serves four people. Very quick.



  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, ginger and chilli and cook for 1 minute, Increase heat to high, add chicken and cook, stirring constantly, for 5-6 minutes until cooked through. Add the shredded lime leaves fish and oyster sauces, kecap manis, brown sugar and stock, and cook for a further 1-2 minutes. Romove from the heat and stir in basil and nuts.

  • 2.

    Serve chicken on lettuce leaves, topped with spring onion and chilli, and accompanied by steamed rice if desired.


*Kecap manis is Indonesian sweet soy sauce, available from Asian food shops, Kaffir lime leaves and Thai basil are from selected greengrocers and Asian food shops. You can substitute common basil for Thai basil if unavailable

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