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Spice Up Your Dinner Game- Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry





Tired of the same old boring dinners? Let's spice things up with this mouth-watering and unique recipe for Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry. Not only is it packed with flavor, but it's also a healthy and NOGA Movement approved option for your post-workout meal. So, ditch the bland and tasteless dinners and give this recipe a try. Your taste buds (and your waistline) will thank you.

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon chili flakes

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Nutritional information (per serving, based on 4 servings): Calories: 228, Total fat: 12g, Saturated fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 72mg, Sodium: 1242mg, Total Carbohydrates: 9g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugars: 6g, Protein: 21g

Instructions:

  1. Heat a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add the oil and garlic, and stir-fry until fragrant.

  2. Add the chicken and stir-fry until cooked through.

  3. Add the bell peppers, basil, fish sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, and chili flakes. Stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.

  4. Stir in the lime juice and toss to combine.

  5. Serve over steamed noodles or rice.

This recipe for Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry is unique because it combines traditional Thai flavors, such as fish sauce, brown sugar, chili flakes, and lime juice, with a classic stir-fry dish. The use of fresh basil leaves, bell peppers, and the combination of sweet and savory flavors, make it a unique and delicious meal. The use of fish sauce and soy sauce in the recipe also adds a unique and rich umami flavor, which is not commonly found in traditional stir-fry dishes. Additionally, it's a NOGA Movement approved recipe, that can be enjoyed post workout, which makes it unique in terms of its fitness aspect.


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