Made with cheap ingredients like mince, rice and vegies, this budget-friendly dinner is on the table in under 30 minutes.

INGREDIENTS Of Speedy Thai Chilli Jam Chicken

  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 500g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, chopped
  • 1 brown onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 200g snake beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm lengths
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chilli jam
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated palm sugar
  • 1/3 cup roasted cashew nuts
  • 1/3 cup fresh Thai basil leaves
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
  • Sliced red chilli, to serve

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METHOD Of Speedy Thai Chilli Jam Chicken

  • Step 1 Heat the wok over high heat. Add 2 teaspoons of oil. Shake to coat. Sauté a third of the chicken for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and just cooked. Transfer to a bowl. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with the oil and the rest of the chicken in 2 batches.
  • Step 2 Add the remaining oil and heat. Shake to coat. Add the onion. Sauté for 2 minutes and make it soft. Add the garlic. Sauté for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the snake beans and bell pepper. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.
  • Stage 3 Return the chicken to the wok. Add the chili jam, fish sauce, oyster sauce and sugar. Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce mixture is bubbling and hot. Add the cashews. Mix to combine. Sprinkle with basil. Serve with rice and garnish with chili