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Basil Chicken

At a dinner party last week, the question was asked, “After a long trip away from home, what is the first thing you eat?” For me it’s either something with rice or pesto linguine. ┬áBasil chicken is that ‘something’ that goes with rice after a long trip away from my kitchen. ┬áDon’t get me wrong, I love to travel and try different foods, but in the end and after eating non-stop at restaurants, nothing beats a good home cooked meal. The sauce recipe is from Simply Thai Cooking – a mainstay on my recipe shelf Ingredients 1 small onion slice thin 2 carrots cut crosswise 1/8″ thickness 1 small red pepper sliced into thin strips 2 cups broccoli florets 12 oz chicken breast, sliced crosswise into 1/4″ thickness 2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/4 cup shredded Thai basil Oil for stir fry In separate bowls, prepare the following sauces: Sauce 1: 2 Tablespoons fish sauce 2 teaspoons sugar 2 Tablespoons soy sauce Sauce 2: 2 Tablespoons oyster sauce 4 Tablespoons water …