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Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry - A 20 minute, healthy, gluten free dinner that is paleo friendly, lower carb and only 300 calories! It will be your new go to weeknight meal! | #Foodfaithfitness | #Glutenfree #Paleo #Lowcarb #Healthy #DairyFree
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Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry

This Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Stir Fry is a 20 minute, healthy, gluten free dinner that is paleo friendly and lower carb! It will be your new go to weeknight meal!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 301kcal
Author Taylor

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp + 1 tsp Avocado oil. divided
  • 1 Cup Zucchini, sliced and quartered
  • 1/2 Large red pepper, sliced
  • 1 Cup Bok choy stems, sliced
  • 1/2 Lb Grass-fed chicken breast, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut aminos (or soy sayce)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 1/2 tsp Monkfruit (or coconut sugar)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp Sriracha (or to taste)
  • 1 Cup Bok choy leaves, sliced
  • 1 Cup Bean Sprouts
  • 1/4 Cup Thai basil, Packed
  • Salt, to taste
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Cauliflower rice or white rice, for serving

Instructions

  • Heat 1/2 Tbsp of the sesame oil and 1/2 Tbsp of the avocado oil in a large frying pan on medium/high heat. Add in the zucchini, pepper and bok choy stems and cook until lightly browned and tender, about 4-5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • Heat the remaining 1 tsp of Avocado oil on medium heat. Add in the chicken and sautee until golden brown and no longer pink inside, about 5-7 minutes.
  • While the chicken cooks, whisk together the coconut aminos, lime juice, tahini, monkfruit, ginger and sriracha in a small bowl.
  • Once the chicken is cooked, add the veggies back into the pan with the chicken, along with the coconut amino mixture. Boil 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add in the Bok choy leaves, bean sprouts and Thai basil and stir until the leaves just begin to wilt, about 1-2 minutes.  Season to taste with salt.
  • Serve over rice of choice, garnished with sesame seeds and DEVOUR!

Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.9g | Protein: 33.8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 644mg | Potassium: 487mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 5.1g | Vitamin A: 5750IU | Vitamin C: 109.7mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.1mg