Nutrition Tips, Recipes

Add a little spice to your meal with this Thai Basil Chicken Recipe!
Why we love this chicken:
→ Has 40 grams of protein and just 220 calories per serving.
 Versatile: pair it with rice on training days, or with a green salad on your days off.
This chicken will also taste great in spring rolls!


Nutritional info per serving (Makes 4):
Calories: 220 / Protein: 40 grams / Carbs: 2 grams / Fat: 4 grams

What you will need (for 4 Servings):

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 6 oz each), rinsed, dried, trimmed of fat
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon stevia or other sugar alternative
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, chopped

 Directions: (Prep Time: 5min, Cook Time: 10-15 min)

  1. Cut each chicken breast into about 8 strips, set aside.
  2. Coat a 12-inch skillet in cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and chiles and saute, stirring constantly until the garlic is just golden.
  3. Add the chicken strips and cook 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is cooked through. Add the fish sauce and stevia and saute for about 30 seconds. Remove from heat and sprinkle with the basil, mint and peanuts.
Matt McLaughlin

Matt is the owner of Capital Strength & Conditioning. Utilizing his skill set in strength training, movement, nutrition, and lifestyle design; he helps his clients build the best version of themselves.

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