Hot Basil Chicken Cups Recipe

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Hot Basil Chicken Cups
  • Chef: Chef Janti Dugal
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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

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

  • 1.Heat oil (on a high flame) in a wok add garlic, onion and fresh red chili.
  • 2.Toss until garlic is cooked and add boneless chicken, toss well.
  • 3.Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, light soya sauce, and sugar.
  • 4.Cook until chicken is done and water has dried out.
  • 5.Add dry basil, toss well, add fresh basil and remove from heat
  • 6.Serve placed in the 6 lettuce cups.
  • 7.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