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cashew chicken

Recipe by
Jean Fisher
OFallon, IL

Delicious for an Easy meal.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cashew chicken

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    chicken broth, i used 1 t. better than bouillon
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce, light
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 sm
    chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 sm
    green bell pepper, cut in small strips
  • 1 can
    water chestnuts,(8 ounce) drained
  • 1 tsp
    grated gingerroot
  • 2
    green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    cashews, salted

How To Make cashew chicken

  • 1
    Fix jasmine rice in rice cooker or on the stove.
  • 2
    Use a medium or large skillet. Cut up chicken breast in small pieces. Add 2 Tablespoons olive oil to skillet. Cook chicken on low until no longer pink.
  • 3
    Put paper towel on plate. Remove chicken from pan and let rest on plate.
  • 4
    Mix first 4 ingredients until smooth.
  • 5
    In same pan, heat remaining oil and stir fry green pepper, water chestnuts and ginger until pepper is crisp tender. About 3 - 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Stir broth mixture and add to pan with green onions. bring to boil. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened.
  • 7
    Stir in chicken and cashews. Heat through. Serve over rice.