Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken

February 12, 2017

Author Notes: This Spicy Soy Sauce Basil Chicken is great for weeknight cooking, and best served over rice.Economical Chef

Makes: 6 servings


  • 2 pounds chicken
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flake
  • 1/4 lemon worth of lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 fresh basil leaves


  1. Pound out chicken breasts appropriately so that they cook evenly. If you need to, cut them into smaller strips.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients in a bowl for the marinade. Add the chicken and mix it into the marinade.
  3. Cover in tin foil and marinade in the fridge for 15+ minutes.
  4. Cook the chicken on a stovetop over medium heat for about 5 minutes each side (depending on the size of the chicken breast), or until cooked through.
  5. Serve over rice and enjoy!

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