If you’re looking for healthy vegetable recipes to spice up your usual mid-week staples, look no further than this delicious Thai chicken basil noodle dish, also known as Thai drunken noodles. If you’ve ever been wowed by this dish in a Thai restaurant, you’ll be surprised to find that it’s not as difficult as it looks, and can be easily recreated at home. You’ll probably already have most ingredients in your cupboard, which makes it an ideal mid-week dinner, or if you’re having friends round at the last minute. The dish is perfect for the health-conscious too, because it’s packed full of protein and vegetables – great for maintaining a healthy heart and lowering cholesterol.
Thai basil is what gives this dish its distinctive flavour, but don’t worry if you’re having trouble getting hold of it – normal basil works well too. Although dish is best enjoyed with a little heat, you can adjust the amount of chili depending on your spice preference.
Healthy vegetable recipes are versatile and can be easily adapted to your own taste. Why not try adding more vegetables to this Thai noodle dish, or swapping the chicken for mushroom or aubergine? Great if you’re on a health kick, trying to eat less meat or generally aiming to incorporate more vegetables into your diet.