Chicken in Basil and Olive Oil

Chicken in Basil and Olive Oil

It's easy - just marinate and cook. The chicken is flavored with olive oil and basil. It makes a great main dish in a bento.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken thigh
250 g
☆ Olive oil
2 tablespoons
☆ Sea salt
1/2 teaspoon
☆ Black pepper
7 - 8 shakes
☆ Dried basil leaves
1/2 tablespoon
☆ Fresh parsley
5-6 shakes
☆ Garlic powder (or grated garlic)
a little
Lemon juice (optional)
a little


1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
2. Put the ingredients marked ☆ into a plastic bag and mix well.
3. Add the chicken to the bag and rub from the outside. Close the bag and let it marinate for 10 minutes.
4. Cook in a heated frying pan until browned to finish. You don't have to coat the frying pan with oil.
5. Optionally top off with a little lemon juice.
6. Here it is in a bento box.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with an ideal main bento dish using chicken.