Sweet Chilli & Basil Chicken

The fresh flavours of this recipe make it a favourite for summer evenings.  You can also replace the basil with fresh coriander (cilantro) and if entertaining a larger group of people, you can cook both variations.

Sweet Chilli & Basil Chicken



350g chicken breasts
2 spring onions
15ml oil
60ml balsamic vinegar
60ml sweet chilli sauce
45ml soya sauce
125ml fresh basil leaves


  1. Cut the chicken into thin slices.
  2. Cut the onions diagonally into 2cm lengths.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok and stir fry the onions for 2 minutes and set aside.
  4. Stir fry the chicken until almost cooked.
  5. Add the vinegar, sweet chilli sauce and soya sauce to the chicken and stir through until the chicken is cooked.
  6. Add the onions and basil leaves and stir through.

Serve with basmati rice.

Submitted by:  Mandy Frielinghaus, Mauritius


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