Chicken Basil Stir Fry

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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A very easy, family friendly weeknight meal, dont double it though, just do it twice!! Fragrant, spicy, quick. Cannot ask for more than that.

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recipe updated 13 May 2020


  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    1 (20g)
  • Carrot icon
    1 (50g)
  • Courgette icon
    1 (195g)
  • Noodles icon
    as needed
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    as needed
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    22ml (1½ tbsp)
  • Cornflour icon
    1 tbsp (8g)
  • White pepper icon
    White pepper
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Minced chicken icon
    Minced chicken
    500g (about 4 cups)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    17ml (1⅛ tbsp)
  • Tamari icon
    20g (about 1⅛ tbsp)
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    ½ cup (about ½)


  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add garlic clove, onion, fresh chilli and extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Chop - approx 5 sec, speed 5
  4. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  5. Add cornflour, white pepper and minced chicken to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Stir thoroughly until well combined then set aside
  7. Add carrot, fish sauce and tamari to the TM5 bowl
  8. Mix - approx 5 min, varoma, reverse speed 1
  9. Then add courgette to the TM5 bowl
  10. Transfer chicken to TM5 bowl
  11. Mix - approx 10 min, varoma, speed 1
  12. Season to taste
  13. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to large serving bowl
  14. Add noodles to the large serving bowl
  15. Garnish with fresh basil and fresh chilli
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