Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

Recipe by Maria Vergara
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

403

kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz can of sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • 3 chicken breasts, diced into bite size pieces

  • 1 head broccoli, chopped into small florets

  • 1 cup cashews

  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes

  • 1/2 onion, sliced

  • Green onions and sesame seeds for garnish, optional

  • For the sauce
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup veggie broth

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Directions

  • Heat a wok or large pan over medium high to high heat with some vegetable oil
  • Season your diced chicken with salt and pepper
  • Add your diced chicken to your hot wok/pan and cook until cooked through
  • Remove the chicken to a plate and add your vegetables (onion and broccoli) to the wok/pan
  • Sauté for a few minutes until the onions have softened
  • Meanwhile, make your sauce: add all the sauce ingredients into a blender and blend until thoroughly combined
  • Add your chicken back in with your veggies, and add water chestnuts
  • Pour your sauce in, and simmer this for a few minutes until the sauce has thickened
  • Add your cashews and stir to combine
  • Top with green onions and sesame seeds as you serve, if desired
You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.