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Hot Basil Chicken Cups Recipe

Hot Basil Chicken Cups

An aromatic mix of minced chicken, fresh basil, red chillies, soya and pinch of sugar wrapped in lettuce greens.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Hot Basil Chicken Cups

  • 150 gm finely chopped chicken boneless
  • 5 gm fresh red chili finely chopped
  • 10 ml cooking oil
  • 8 gm dry basil
  • 30 gm fresh basil finely chopped
  • 30 gm oyster sauce
  • 5 ml fish sauce
  • 10 ml light soya sauce
  • 5 ml sugar
  • Iceberg lettuce, leaves made into 6 cups
  • 15 gm chopped garlic
  • 20 gm chopped onion

How to Make Hot Basil Chicken Cups

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Heat oil (on a high flame) in a wok add garlic, onion and fresh red chili.
Toss until garlic is cooked and add boneless chicken, toss well.
Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, light soya sauce, and sugar.
Cook until chicken is done and water has dried out.
Add dry basil, toss well, add fresh basil and remove from heat
Serve placed in the 6 lettuce cups.
If you keep the lettuce cups in iced water, in the fridge they will stay crisp. Drain well and dry with kitchen paper before using
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