Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken  Recipe

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3 lb
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1/2 lb
chinese pea pods
1/2 lb
green onions
2 c
bamboo shoots, drained
1 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
4 Tbsp
salad oil
1 pkg

How to Make Cashew Chicken


  • 1Slice breasts horizontally into very thin slices and cut into inch squares.
  • 2Place on tray.
  • 3Prepare vegetables, removing ends and strings from pea pods, slicing mushrooms, green part of onions and the bamboo shoots.
  • 4Add to tray.
  • 5Mix soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar and salt.
  • 6Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in skillet over moderate heat, add all the nuts and cook 1 minute shaking the pan, toasting the nuts lightly.
  • 7Remove and reserve.
  • 8Pour remaining oil in pan, fry chicken quickly, turning often until it looks opaque.
  • 9Lower heat to low.
  • 10Add pea pods, mushrooms and broth.
  • 11Cover and cook slowly for 2 minutes.
  • 12Remove cover, add soy sauce mixture, bamboo shoots and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • 13Simmer uncovered a bit more and add green onions and nuts and serve immediately.

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About Cashew Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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