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basil chicken with garlic

Garlic Basil Chicken

Flavorful Garlic Basil Chicken cooked to perfection with baby bok-choy and fresh vegetables, Making it an easy one-dish dinner the entire family will enjoy.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 539kcal


  • saucepan or wok


  • 4 boneless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves Minced
  • 2 Tbsp. basil leaves chopped
  • kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 baby bok-choy
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 carrots cut into sticks
  • 2 tbsp. potato starch or cornstarch
  • 2 ¼ cup vegetable stock
  • Juice from 1 lemon


  • Prep the meat and vegetables: Start by cutting, chopping, and slicing the vegetables. Wash the vegetables and set them aside. 
    Next, prepare the meat but cutting it into bite size pieces and washing the meat, then pat dry.
    Garlic Basil Chicken with mixed vegetables step by step
  • Cook the meat then the vegetables: In a large skillet or pan, the heat up the oil over medium heat. When heated through, add the meat, and cook it until lightly golden on all sides. Once cooked, removed the meat, and set it aside on a plate and cook the carrots. Cook for about 5 minutes; stirring occasionally to avoid burning. 
    Next, add in the onions, peppers, and garlic. Cook for about 8 minutes, then add in the bok choy, season with salt and pepper, and the ground ginger.
     Add in the chicken and deglaze with about ¼ cup vegetable stock. Stir well and add in the starch mixture as well as the lemon juice. Mix well to combine, cover, and simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes. 
     Serve warm with rice and enjoy.
    garlic basil chicken with vegetables



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Serving: 2g | Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1376mg | Potassium: 787mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1200IU | Vitamin C: 42.1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3.8mg