Basil Fried Rice


  • Chicken breast – 1
  • Corn starch – 1 tsp
  • Tamari – 1 tsp
  • White pepper – Pinch
  • Jasmin rice – 4 cups cooked
  • Eggs – 2
  • Onion diced – 1/2 an
  • Carrot diced – 1/2 of a
  • Small Red Chilies (with seeds) – 1
  • Holy Basil – 1/2 cup
  • Green onion – For garnish
  • For Sauce
  • Sugar, oyster sauce, dark soya sauce – 1/2 TSBP of each
  • Fish sauce, Tamari – 1 TBSP of each


  1. Marinate your protein. Dice the chicken breast and mix with tamari, corn starch and white pepper. Set aside.
  2. Prepare all of your ingredients. Dice the onions, carrots, and red chili and put it in a small bowl.
  3. Mix all of the ingredients for the sauce.
  4. Rinse and tear the holy basil into small pieces.
  5. In a wok, on high heat add a couple of teaspoons of oil to the pan and fry the onions, carrots, and chilli for 30 seconds, add the chicken breast and fry until the meat is 60% cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.
  6. Add a bit more oil and scramble the eggs until it is just a little bit runny, add the rice, the veggies and the meat back to the wok. Add the sauce and fry until well combined and the sauce is evenly mixed. about 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the basil.
  7. This recipe can serve 3 people if you are just eating fried rice, and assuming they love rice. If not, you can serve 4 with sides.


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