Sticky rice holy basil chicken stir-fry


Warning: There is no turning back from here.

Everybody who has tasted the Thai basil stir-fry on top of rice has loved it. Then when they tried the fried rice version (which is adding rice to the stir-fry) they loved that too.

And now allow me to introduce you to the version that you will love the most.

Sticky rice will never be the same again!

Ingredients: – (serves 2)

  • 2 tbsp rice bran oil
  • 1 tsp, garlic minced
  • 2 tsp fresh chillies, pounded (adjust according to taste)
  • 120gms chicken breast, minced
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • A handful of holy basil leaves
  • 1 cup cooked sticky rice
  • ¼ cup water


Method: –

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  2. Sauté garlic and chillies for a minute.
  3. Add in the minced chicken. Cook for 2 minutes. When it is still a little uncooked, add in the seasonings; dark soy sauce, oyster sauce and soy sauce.
  4. Break the chicken using your spatula (if they have formed big chunks).
  5. Add plenty of holy basil. Mix to combine.
  6. Add sticky rice along with some water. (Slowly add the water. You do not have to use all of it. Add enough only to soften the sticky rice).
  7. Break the rice and combine all the ingredients. Make sure no white bits of the rice are left.
  8. Keep stirring on medium low heat until the rice absorbs all the water and once again, the rice has become sticky.
  9. Garnish with some fresh basil and serve immediately.




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