Myra's Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Myra's Basil Chicken Stir Fry

Myra L.

"This is easy and my kids love it. I've also made it with cubed pork from cheap pork chops. You can spice this dish up with crushed red pepper flakes. Serve over rice. Don't substitute dried basil, though! It has to be fresh! And though it sounds like a lot of basil, that makes the dish."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 278 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 278 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 33.8 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 273 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine soy sauce, water, and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Marinate chicken in soy sauce mixture for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.
  4. Cook and stir green onions in oil for 1 minute. Add garlic and cook and stir for 1 minute. Transfer to a small bowl.
  5. Pour 3 tablespoons oil into the skillet. Cook and stir chicken and marinade until chicken is no longer pink in the center and juices run clear, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add spinach leaves to chicken. Cover for 4 minutes stirring occasionally.
  7. Stir green onion mixture into chicken and spinach; cook to reheat onions, 1 to 2 minutes.
  8. Stir in basil and cook until heated, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve!

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Most helpful positive review

I have made this a couple times really good recipe. only thing I did different is I used velvet chicken. I love this recipe

Most helpful critical review

While we enjoyed the spinach/basil combo, the chicken was bland & boring. We'll make this again, but use a different marinade for the chicken.

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I have made this a couple times really good recipe. only thing I did different is I used velvet chicken. I love this recipe

This is easy to make and delicious! My husband, who doesn't even like spinach, yummed this up too. I loved it as-is. My husband would have liked more of a sauce to pour over the rice. He use...

We really enjoyed this dish. I read other reviews before I started cooking and I made little changes to make more sauce. Marinade was made of 3Tbl spoons soy sauce, 2Tbl spoons water and 1Tbl sp...

This was really yummy! I echo the review of another view who would have like to have more sauce, but I also served it over sticky rice and it was delectable! Love, love, love all the basil. I di...

very good

Yummy dish.. the basil really gives it a nice and different flavor from most stir fries. Will add some red pepper flakes to leftovers tonight

While we enjoyed the spinach/basil combo, the chicken was bland & boring. We'll make this again, but use a different marinade for the chicken.

I have actually made this recipe on several occasions and I see a fair number of people that said the chicken was a little bland; however, I have found a way to spice the chicken up a little. ...

Easy recipe and so good.

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