Hot Basil Chicken Cups


Recipe Cook Time

: 25 Minutes
An aromatic mix of minced chicken, fresh basil, red chillies, soya and pinch of sugar wrapped in lettuce greens.


150 gm finely chopped chicken boneless

5 gm fresh red chili finely chopped

10 ml cooking oil

8 gm dry basil

30 gm fresh basil finely chopped

30 gm oyster sauce

5 ml fish sauce

10 ml light soya sauce

5 ml sugar

Iceberg lettuce, leaves made into 6 cups

15 gm chopped garlic

20 gm chopped onion


Heat oil (on a high flame) in a wok add garlic, onion and fresh red chili

Toss until garlic is cooked and add boneless chicken, toss well.

Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, light soya sauce, and sugar.

Cook until chicken is done and water has dried out.

Add dry basil, toss well, add fresh basil and remove from heat

Serve placed in the 6 lettuce cups.

If you keep the lettuce cups in iced water, in the fridge they will stay crisp. Drain well and dry with kitchen paper before using

Key Ingredients: red chilli, soya sauce, sugar, basil, oyster sauce, fish sauce


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