Green Bean Chicken

Fast and easy, one of our favorite dishes

Green Bean Chicken

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  • 2

    Tbl veg. oil

  • 1

    large shallot

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced ( minced garlic in a jar is SO handy )

  • pound fresh green beans washed, trimmed to 1-¼ inch lengths

  • ½

    pound ground chicken ( i also use chunked chicken)

  • 2

    TBL fish sauce

  • 2

    tsp sugar

  • 1

    bunch fresh basil, leaves only

  • 2-3

    Thai chilis


1. Heat oil over high heat in wok or large frying pan. When you can see wves forming in the hot oil, add the chilis, shallots and garlic. Stir fry until golden brown, about 30 seconds. 2. Add the green beans and stir fry until cooked but crunchy, 3-4 minutes. 3. Add chicken, using a wooden spoon or spatula to break up pieces into bite size pieces. Stir fry until cooked through. 4. Add fish sauce and sugar to the pan and stir to distribute. Taste and add more fish sauce or sugar if desired. 5. Reduce heat to medium low. Add basil leaves and stir fry until completely wilted. Remove from heat. 6. Serve with rice, and optional boiled egg, nam pla prik or lime wedges. (nam pla prik is a yummy sauce)


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