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Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry with Ginger Peanut Sauce | theroastedroot.net #recipe #healthy @roastedroot
Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry with Ginger Peanut Sauce
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Author: Julia
For the Peanut Sauce:
For the Chicken Stir Fry:
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed or canola oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion cut into wedges
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into matchsticks
  • 1 orange bell pepper cut into matchsticks
  • 1 Serrano chili seeded and sliced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons peanut sauce recipe above
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  1. Add all of the ingredients for the ginger peanut sauce to a small blender and blend until smooth. Set aside until ready to use.
  2. Add the oil to a large skillet or walk and heat to medium-high. Add the onion and saute 2 minuntes, stirring frequently. Add the bell peppers and serrano and saute, stirring frequently for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the chicken, garlic, and 3 tablespoons of the peanut sauce (reserve the rest for serving) and cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  3. Stir in the fresh basil and salt. Taste for flavor and add more salt, soy sauce and/or peanut sauce to taste.
  4. Serve stir fry over rice with desired amount of ginger peanut sauce.