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Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Basil Recipe

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Julie Withers
Added: Friday, August 25, 2006


2 c. jasmine rice (prepare according to directions)
1-1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 tbl. olive oil
1 tbl. hot chile oil
1/2 to 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 small onion thinly sliced
2 red bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbl. fish sauce
20 fresh basil leaves, torn

Cook rice according to its directions.
Cut chicken into thin strips, and then into bite sized pieces.
Heat a wok over high heat. When the pan smokes, add oil and hot chile oil. Sprinkle in red pepper flakes. Add chicken and stir fry until browned and cooked through. Add onions, peppers and garlic and stir fry for an additional 2 minutes. Add fish sauce. Remove from heat - add shredded basil and toss to coat.
Serve chicken over rice.




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