Crispy Basil Leaves
Wait until serving time to add the crispy leaves to your dish
to retain the contrast in texture between the leaves in the marinade and
the ones you've crisped.
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Oil two cookie sheets.
- Coat basil leaves with vegetable oil
of your choice and lay flat onto the cookie sheets.
- Sprinkle sea salt on top.
- Bake for 10-13 minutes or until
crisp. Remove and let cool.
- Reserve to top your cooked marinated
chicken or tofu.
Basil Asian Marinade for Tofu
This recipe will make enough marinade for 1 lb
of firm tofu, or bite size pieces of chicken tenders.
1 tbsp rice
2 tbsp GF soy sauce
1 tbsp toasted
1 tbsp chili sauce
1 cup basil
leaves, cut into thin strips
1 tbsp garlic,
1 tsp of brown sugar, or maple
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- Mix all the
ingredients in a large dish.
- Add your
protein of choice and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 2
hours. You can leave it marinating all day or overnight for