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Thai Stir-fried chicken with eggplant and snake beans

The Cook's Grocer

“If you love cooking a stir-fry then take your skills to the next level with this authentic Thai recipe from The Cook’s Grocer”

30 Minutes. Free Range. Dairy free…get out the wok!

Simple and full of flavour, be sure to use the good quality free range chicken breast. Thai eggplant and snake beans are in season now, you can find these at all good Asian supermarkets.

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If you love cooking a stir-fry then take your skills to the next level with this authentic Thai recipe from The Cook’s Grocer

Ingredients (serves two)

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400g free range chicken breast

120g snake beans

150g Thai eggplant (or 2 small ones)

1/4 bunch Thai basil

2 cloves of garlic

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 tablespoon light soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon brown sugar

1 long red chilli

3/4 cup white rice

COOK RICE & PREPARE INGREDIENTS

Using absorption method, cook rice. Place rice in a saucepan with 1.5 cups of cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer until the liquid has absorbed. Cover pot with lid, remove from heat and set aside for a minimum of 15 minutes.

Next, cut chicken into thin strips. Top and tail beans and cut into 5cm pieces. Cut eggplants into 2cm rounds. Thinly slice garlic then deseed and finely dice chilli (optional). In a bowl combine the oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar and a splash of tap water and set to one side.

STIR-FRY

Heat a wok or a fry pan with 2 tablespoons of oil on a high heat. When hot, add the garlic, chilli and chicken to the pan and stir-fry for 2 minutes until the chicken has browned. Next, add the sauce mixture, beans and eggplant. Stir-fry for 4 minutes until cooked. Remove from heat and toss through Thai basil leaves.

TO SERVE

Place rice in bowls and top with the Thai chicken.

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The Cook’s Grocer is a gourmet ready to cook meal delivery service. They produce a weekly menu of healthy, ready to cook meals containing the finest locally sourced ingredients and simple to follow recipes, all designed to be to cooked in 30 minutes. Each meal is hand packed and measured to exact portions ensuring the highest quality and no waste.

The Cook’s Grocer partner with Sydney’s leading restaurants, chefs, and nutritionists to develop recipes that will inspire you in the kitchen, without the fuss of planning and shopping. They deliver these fantastic meals to Canberra three days each week.

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The Cook’s Grocer is a gourmet ready to cook meal delivery service. They produce a weekly menu of healthy, ready to cook meals containing the finest locally sourced ingredients and simple to follow recipes, all designed to be to cooked in 30 minutes. Each meal is hand packed and measured to exact portions ensuring the highest quality and no waste. The Cook’s Grocer partner with Sydney’s leading restaurants, chefs, and nutritionists to develop recipes that will inspire you in the kitchen, without the fuss of planning and shopping. They deliver these fantastic meals to Canberra three days each week. More about the Author