Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Thai Chicken with Basil

prep time:20 min
start to finish:20 min
makes:4 servings
4boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1tablespoon canola or soybean oil
3cloves garlic, finely chopped
2red or green jalapeƱo chiles, seeded, finely chopped
1tablespoon fish sauce or reduced-sodium soy sauce (I used soy sauce)
1teaspoon sugar
1/4cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1tablespoon chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, if desired
1.Cut each chicken breast into 4 pieces.
2.Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add oil; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, garlic and chilies in oil 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in fish sauce and sugar. Sprinkle with basil, mint and peanuts.

Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 70); Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol85mg; Sodium 430mg; Total Carbohydrate 3g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g); Protein 32Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 2%; Iron 8Exchanges: 0 Other Carbohydrate0 Vegetable4 1/2Very Lean Meat1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.



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