Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Cashew Chicken

Cari Butler

By
@butlermama

I love Chinese food, but it's hard to come by good Chinese food in the Valley so I've learned to make my own.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

3-4 large
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
2 1/2 c
corn starch
1 Tbsp
dry ginger
1 tsp
powdered garlic
2 tsp
salt
1
egg + 1/2 cup milk
oil for frying (approx 1 cup)

CASHEW SAUCE

2 c
cashews
1/4 c
soy sauce
11/4 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 c
corrn starch
plus 2 t cornstarch
2 Tbsp
dry ginger
1 tsp
powdered garlic
1 1/4 c
water

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl mix cornstarch, ginger, garlic and salt. In a separate bowl mix 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk.
2Cube chicken breast into bite sized pieces and let soak in egg mixture.
3Preheat oil in a large skillet or wok on med heat. Drudge chicken pieces into corn starch mixture.
4Fry chicken until done (about 5-8 minutes). Remove and let drain on plate with paper towel.
5Meanwhile while chicken is frying, in another large skillet or wok on med heat add cashews and stir frequently. Once they look oily remove cashews and put in a separate bowl.
6In the same wok, add soy sauce, sugar, water, ginger, garlic and 1/2 cup of cornstarch and stir with wire wisk. Cook on med hi heat stirring constantly until sauce thickens, add 1/2 of the cashews and stir.
7For the final step you are going to take your fried chicken pieces and pour them into the wok with the sauce and stir coating evenly. Put on serving dish and top with additional cashews.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian