Mango and Thai Basil Pulled Chicken Flatbreads

By CTH Editors

2 years ago

Philli Armitage shares her flavorful Flatbread recipe

Follow these simple steps to recreate Philli Armitage Mattin’s delicious Thai Pulled Chicken Flatbreads, taken from her new book ‘Taste Kitchen: Asia’ which is set to be launched in September 2022.   

Mango and Thai Basil Pulled Chicken Flatbreads

Taste Kitchen

Okay, we have kebabs fairly regularly and this one is a weeknight fave as it’s super quick and packed with flavor. 


Essential Equipment:

  • Sharp knife or mandoline; oven tray
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2.5cm/1in piece of ginger, minced
  • 4 Thai chillies or red chillies, sliced
  • 4 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 100g/3½ oz cashews
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 mango, diced
  • Large handful of Thai basil, or standard basil, leaves only


  • ¼ small red cabbage, finely shredded using mandoline or super sharp knife
  • 4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • A pinch of salt


  1. 8 large flatbreads or 8 wraps
  2. Drizzle of Japanese Mayo or Kewpie mayo
  3. Drizzle of Funky Chilli Sauce or sriracha
  4. Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan oven) Gas 4.
  5. Mix together the garlic, ginger, Thai chillies, oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey, olive oil and cashews. Marinate the chicken breasts, preferably overnight but for at least 2 hours.
  6. Put the chicken with the marinade in an oven tray and roast for 25–30 minutes until its internal temperature reaches 65°C.
  7. Slice the red cabbage and mix with the rice vinegar, honey and salt. Leave to marinate for 20–30 minutes.
  8. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the oven, allow to rest for 5 minutes and pull with a fork. Mix the marinade back through, add the mango and basil to the chicken and allow to warm in the oven for a further 5 minutes. 
  9. Serve with warmed chapatis and the cabbage slaw. Build the wraps and drizzle in Japanese
  10. Mayo and Funky Chilli Sauce, then finish with more sliced chilli. Taste and adjust all the flavours together as you eat.


  • To warm many chapatis or flatbreads at the same time, splash with water and seal in a
  • foil parcel then heat in the oven for 5 minutes at 180°C (160°C fan oven) Gas 4.


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