xTieghan. Combine all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. xTieghan, The first time I made this recipe I was in shock! There are weeks that I feel completely defeated, as though nothing I’ve created was delicious enough, pretty enough, or worthy of sharing with you all. Set a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and add ground chicken, diced bell peppers, and diced yellow onion. Thank you so much Leslie! xTieghan. Please let me know if you have any other questions. And if you think you don’t like fish sauce, I highly, highly recommend you give it a try. I have been to Thailand several times and this recipe brings me back! Easy and good! This tastes absolutely divine. Serve over steamed rice (white or brown both work, or use quinoa). Thank you! Wow that is so amazing to hear! I used 2 tbsp of chili paste and added 3 small hot Thai chilis, it was perfect for us. Aw you are too sweet! We all really enjoyed this and it really is better than a take-away! xTieghan. https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/better-than-takeout-sweet-thai-basil-chicken xTieghan, Made this last night and it was SO tasty. I’ve been to Thailand 4 times and even spent an entire winter there, and this tasted as close as to real Thai as you could get! I hope you love this! xTieghan. Chicken Satay $8.99 Chicken marinated with coconut milk, Thai herbs and spices. And you guys…that’s it. xTieghan. This was really quite tasty. Thank you! xTieghan. Please let me know if you have any other questions. I am completely inspired by your recipes! I discovered it two weeks ago and am making it for the third time. Thanks for another great recipe! I hope you love this recipe! Every bite is saucy, sweet, spicy, and hinted with basil. There are so many delicious flavors that all go perfectly together. Thai spicy panang curry paste in coconut milk, bell and sweet basil Recommend with beef or substitute with stuffed jumbo chicken wing or pork ribs for $4 extra L Red Curry Thai spicy red curry paste in coconut milk, bamboo shoot, bell and sweet basil,substitute pineapple … Thank you for trying this Sandie! The herb we have the most of? I made a couple substitutions (ground turkey instead of chicken, and peanuts instead of cashews) to save myself a trip to the store – everything else I already had in the pantry. Thank you for making this Katie! xTieghan. xTieghan. Thank you so much Katie! Serve over steamed rice and top with fresh mangos. xTieghan. Added a serrano pepper to the recipe to get extra heat, and started out throwing that and the garlic on the pan first then adding chicken. Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram using the hashtag #nutmegnanny, ©2020 NUTMEG NANNY. My food is influenced by my small town roots as well as my many travels around the world. That is so amazing to hear! I am so glad you found my page and have been enjoying my recipes! Thank you so much Gwen!! Aw I am really glad this brings you back! Welcome to Nutmeg Nanny! xTieghan. Hi Tara! I’m just sorry I didn’t take a photo, but this was delicious! It was super easy, super fast, and delicious. I am really happy to hear that your family loved this and I hope you all love others as well! Thanks! So easy and delicious! Typically, the chicken is breaded and fried until crispy and covered in a thick sweet and sour sauce. Dying to try it but just had one quick question, if you don’t have chilli paste would using chilli flakes/crushed red pepper flakes or szechuan sauce work as a substitute? Made this tonight and everyone agreed- it is truly delicious! Boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs cut into bite size pieces can also be used (cooking time will increase by a few minutes). Thank you! What a great recipe! I love your blog. I hope you love the recipe, please let me know if you have any other questions! I am really happy this recipe turned out so well for you, Colleen! Also, I am sure other people will love this version! I only had one pepper, so used it and also added broccoli. Thanks for your inspiration, I’m testing this recipe this w-end! Stir to coat the chicken well with the sweet chili sauce. I loved it as is, but agree that extra veggies would be delicious too!! Will definitely make again but will add 1/4 or 1/2 cup of water to even out the low sodium sauce. It truly came together fast and my husband loved it too. Hey Krista! A few months ago I shared a Thai Basil Beef Stir-Fry (Pad Krapow Nua) on the blog and everyone loves the recipe so it makes sense to share a sister version – Pad Krapow Gai – with ground chicken, chili, garlic, and basil, stir-fried in a savory and sweet sauce. Thanks Thiegan! I wish I could just pick out your pictures, set them on the kitchen table and EAT! Served with Thai sweet and sour plum sauce. Enjoy! Thank you! I was out of Tamari and low sodium soy so I used regular. I hope all of the book recipes turn out well for you too! Combine chicken pieces, vegetable oil, and salt in a big bowl. Thank you so much for deciding to leave me one.. that is so sweet! I just discovered half baked harvest and it is now one of my favorite websites! 1/2 teaspoon kecap manis or sweet … I served it over organic ramen. 1. Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chili Garlic Oil. Just made this! Also, hope you continue to love my recipes Stephanie! CHICKEN SATAY (4 SKEWERS) $7.95 (Gluten Free) Chicken breast marinated in homemade mixture of Thai spices and coconut milk. Love that! I am so glad you have been enjoying my recipes and I hope you continue to!! I also did not use ground chicken but sliced some chicken thighs since we like that more. xTieghan ??? 6 bird's eye chilies, chopped and pounded with a mortar and pestle, or 1-2 fresh jalapeno cut into slivers. I have that chili paste, but mine contains garlic. Quick-cooking and lean ground chicken, tossed in a sweet and spicy Thai chili sauce with garden fresh bell peppers, cashews, and summer’s most flavorful basil. Thank you so much! Learn how your comment data is processed. Right now, it’s the season and the produce that are inspiring me most. Hi Danielle! Can’t wait to make for my friends and family! The penauts and peanut butter are perfectly complimented with the cool flavorings of the salsa, soy sauce, and lime juice. I also add chicken broth because I like it a little more saucy and helps hydrate the ground chicken. Well, it’s simple, it’s quick, it’s pretty healthy, and it’s a dinner that most everyone really loves. Thai basil chicken … I am so glad you both enjoyed this! Instructions. Two tablespoons gave it a nice zing, but we like things on the spicy side. A plus is that it was easy and quick. Please let me know if you have any questions on this! I recently had a baby (6 weeks ago) and this is so easy to make and great for leftovers. It was a bit salty, but otherwise great! 03. This looks great! Tastes so much like a pad kra pao I get at my favourite Thai restaurants. We had this for lunch today. It’s all starts and ends in one pan and is ready in the blink of an eye. xTieghan. That makes my day complete~! Yours looks dar and carmelized and saucy, and mine just looks like pale, cooked chicken and veggies. Made this for dinner tonight and it is amazing! Thank you! Just to let your readers know, that unless you “really” love spicy food, I would “for sure” not put the full 3 tbsp’s of the sambal olek in! Truly excellent and relatively simple to make. My husband and I have been trying them out and have loved them. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed. Yes! Thank you! Truly. LOVE! 2. I hope you love the book if you end up getting it! Top with mangos and additional basil. Trust me, if you like Chinese sweet and sour chicken you’ll love this version! I am so happy to hear that! This sweet and sour ground chicken is the perfect fake out take out dinner! 4. In this recipe can change the chili paste for siracha? I am so glad you loved this recipe Sammi! https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/ground-chicken-recipes I used low sodium soy sauce. I am so glad this turned out so well for you!! Hi Tricia! This is all made in one pan without the use of your oven. I made this this week and it was AMAZING! And, of course, this Thai chicken too, which as you’ve probably guessed was created thanks to the fact that our basil plants are completely overflowing and our bell peppers are ready for picking. xTieghan. xTieghan. If you opt to use ground beef the flavor of the meat will be much stronger than if you had used ground chicken. Can this be done with shrimp instead or would it influence the consistency? I have never left a comment on any of the dozens of recipe sites that I subscribe to, but I wanted to tell you how much I enjoy your site. Anyway, I just wanted to let you know that this was a huge hit, and I can’t wait to make it again. Make this! Perfect as always. I spent 5 months in Thailand and this dish brought me back. Cook until onions are clear (about 4 minutes). xTieghan. So glad you loved this! Bring the sauce to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until the sauce coats the chicken, about 5-8 minutes. Even 1 tbsp was pretty damn spicy. I followed the easy directions and the dish came out perfect! Under 30 minute Better Than Takeout Sweet Thai Basil Chicken. Tieghan, I’ve had this on my “list” of things to make since July & finally enjoyed it last night! It’s one of those dishes that will become a monthly staple. I should have skimmed more of the reviews and adjusted based on some of the comments I am now reading. Very much looking forward to leftovers tonight! We like spicy, but wowzer, it had quite a bite to it..lol..Otherwise..very tasty. Did I miss something?! Add This dish really is better than takeout! It’s such an insanely good sauce that adds so much flavor to Thai dishes. I know in my house I could happily eat takeout a few times a week. I hope you love this one! I was happy because it was quick and easy for a weeknight meal. This is on heavy rotation here! And of course, if you do make this recipe, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram! I am sure tofu will be great! I love all of your recipes – I started following you right before the pandemic and have basically spent the quarantine working through your recipes. It’s hard to know without knowing any details. Golden Tofu $7.99 Don’t leave it out or you’ll never know what true Thai tastes like. But the flavors i tasted other than that were delicious, and my boyfriend liked the recipe a lot too. It’s a simple mix that brings a nice burst of flavor but can easily be switched around based on what you have in your kitchen. xTieghan. Thank you Tieghan! Took less than an hour and one of the top ten best things I’ve ever made!!! I followed the recipe exactly and found as others have, it was too salty. Cook until the meat is … Really good! Thank you so much Matt! My Thai basil chicken recipe calls for ground chicken, but feel free to use any other ground meat if you’d prefer. Thank you Kerry! Had to make some substitutions for allergy reasons but it was a favorite! Next time I’ll also add 1-2 more veggies — maybe broccoli or asparagus. Please let me know if you have any other questions! Hi Tieghan! If you are vegetarian what would you suggest substituting the chicken for? Oh, and more sambal oelek. So great! My personal favorite is green bell peppers, red bell peppers, and yellow onion. Especially when it’s not indicated as a spicy recipe. My husband hates ground meat, and I didn’t want to buy a jar of chili paste when I already had sriracha. I know ketchup seems out of place but it gives the sauce that “zing” that it really needs. Thank you!! This was fantastic- even my 11 month old loved it. Now, the sauce. Brussels sprouts in a stir-fry? I hope you love this recipe! Thanks for all the yummy recipes! xTieghan. Crispy Brown Butter Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Caramelized Mushrooms + Goat Cheese + VIDEO. I had every ingredient called for in your recipe, including Thai basil. Best! I’ll definite make this again. Thanks so much for trying the recipe! Nutritional information is only an estimate. Just made this for dinner! Thank you! So glad you made this your own Cian! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The flavors are all incredibly balanced! I also totally forgot to add the basil and it was still really good. xTieghan. So happy to hear that Gwen! We love it. Also, 2 tbs of the chili paste was a great compromise for my husband who doesn’t love spice as much as me Still had a great kick. Grilled and served with peanut sauce and cucumber salad. Thank you! That is so great to hear! my partner said this was the best thing he has had in a long time! Wondering if this recipe was supposed to read 2-3 TEASPOONS of chili paste…. xTieghan. Sweet and sour sauce is a mix of pineapple juice, rice vinegar, ketchup and soy sauce. xTieghan. Very quick to make, which makes it a great weeknight recipe in my book! Thank you! This is a fabulout recipe! It was a little salty for my own personal taste, so I would probably cut down on some of the (low sodium) soy sauce next time I make it. Congrats on the new book. You won’t even taste, or smell it once it’s in the mix, but, it’s what gives this recipe that “Thai” taste. I am so glad you loved this one! It gives you all the flavor of takeout sweet and sour chicken but instead of frying up and breading chicken you use the ease of ground chicken! Homemade Naan Video (with step-by-step photos). I hope you love this recipe! haha thank you Kendall! So easy to whip together! Thank you! Made this for dinner last night. Chopping chicken thighs does add a little prep time but for us, it was worth it for the texture and flavour. Also, leaving the link below! This was amazing! As soon as the chicken is cooked and the sauce has thickened, remove it from the heat and stir in plenty of fresh basil and fresh mint. xTieghan. Thank you for making healthy cooking so accessible and delicious – I am infinitely grateful for the way your recipes have been connecting my friends and me during these uncertain times! I doubled the recipe, and the only other “tweak” I made was that I used ground chicken breast instead of ground chicken. I’ll make again because it’s super fast but I’ll cut back a bit on the soy sauce. I even added some dried chiles to kick up the heat a bit. xTieghan. Please let me know if you have any other questions. I think the number one question I get asked is how I stay inspired to create new recipes. Remember that the patties will shrink when cooking, so make them slightly larger than the buns! xTieghan, Hey Tieghan! I made this tonight and it is definitely on the make again. Please let me know! I made this last night for my family. Please let me know if you have any other questions! Thanks Tieghan! I really can’t say enough good things about this recipe. Add the beaten egg into the bowl … Wow! xTieghan. Transfer the fried chicken into the wok, follow by the sweet chili sauce, lime juice and salt. I love your association, it’s beautiful and good … Your email address will not be published. This recipe is ridiculously flavorful, yet so simple to make. Why not try a few of my other ground chicken or easy fake out take out recipes! Thanks Elizabeth! I think lessening the fish sauce would help. Will be making it again. Thank you for a perfect recipe. I have also made your lemon tart, Thank you for another great recipe! Made this tonight and it was SO good!!! Dish out, garnish with the white sesame and cilantro leave. This was so sweet to read! Wow so perfect! I’d recommend roughly chopped cauliflower and mushrooms in place of the chicken. Thank you so much! , Thank you Heli! I substituted Asian flavored tofu pieces for the chicken. Served with Thai sweet and sour plum sauce. 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