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Basil Chicken Saute Recipe [Paleo, Keto, AIP]

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • Cuisine: Thai


  • 1 chicken breast (0.5 lb or 225 g), minced or chopped very small
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced or finely diced
  • 1 chili pepper, diced (optional – omit for AIP)
  • 1 cup (1 large bunch) basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) water
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) gluten-free tamari sauce (use coconut aminos for AIP)
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) avocado oil or coconut oil to cook in
  • Salt to taste


  1. Add 1 Tablespoon of avocado or coconut oil into a large saucepan and add in the minced garlic. When the garlic has started to yellow, add in the optional diced chili.
  2. Then add in the minced chicken.
  3. Add in the water and cook until the chicken is cooked.
  4. Add to the saucepan the tamari sauce and salt to taste.
  5. Lastly, add in the basil leaves and mix it in. Serve with some Cauliflower White “Rice” (recipe here) for a delicious Asian dish that’s Paleo, Keto, and AIP.


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.


  • Serving Size: 1 Large Plate
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Carbohydrates: 3 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 30 g