Oriental Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Oriental Cashew Chicken

Carrie Owens

By
@cheerio356

My daughter and I are posting yummy recipes left to us by my Grandma Vivian, her great grandma. We love and miss you.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

2 large
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
powdered ginger
1/4 tsp
ac'cent powder
3 Tbsp
oil
1/2 c
water
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 tsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
brown sauce
1 clove
garlic
1/2 c
celery, cut diagonally
1/2 c
green onions, cut 1
1 can(s)
water chestnuts
1 c
salted cashew nuts
1/2 tsp
sugar
6 medium
servings of cooked rice, per package directions

Step-By-Step

1Cut chicken into bite size pieces and sprinkle with salt, ginger, and ac'cent.
2Heat oil in heavy skillet and add chicken. Stir and toss rapidly. (can also use wok) (Do not overcook or brown meat. Cook until it loses its pink color.
3Add 1 clove garlic (thinly sliced), onion, and celery.
4Sprinkle with sugar and cook all together about 5 minutes. Vegetables should retain their crispness.
5Add water chestnuts and continue to stir together.
6Combine cornstarch, water, soy sauce, and brown sauce. Pour over meat and vegetables. Cook until sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.
7Add cashew nuts. Add soy sauce and salt to taste preferences. Serve over hot cooked rice. Enjoy! :)