Thai Chicken with Basil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 red jalape?o peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon chopped unsalted, roasted peanuts
Cut each breast half into 4 pieces. Heat oil in work or 12-inch skillet until hot. Cook and stir garlic and peppers over medium-high heat until garlic is golden brown. Add chicken; stir-fry until chicken is done, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in fish sauce and sugar. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients. Garnish with lemon wedges if desired.
Yields 4 servings.