Easy Cashew Chicken

Easy Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Samantha Bideau


This dish is absolutely fabulous. I have never been able to find a chili garlic sauce so I make my own. I mix in one minced garlic clove with 2 tsp. sweet chili sauce.


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  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breast
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 6
    green onions
  • 1 small
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili garlic sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 1 c
    white rice, cooked
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    chicken broth

How to Make Easy Cashew Chicken


  1. Whisk together hoisin sauce, chili garlic sauce, and chicken broth in a small bowl. Set aside
  2. Transfer chicken to a medium bowl and season with salt and pepper
  3. Sprinkle cornstarch on top of chicken and toss to coat
  4. IN a large nonstick pan heat the oil over medium high heat. Saute the chicken, stirring often, until golden brown and cooked through, 8-10 minutes
  5. Add the onion and cook for another 3-5 minutes, stirring often, until the onion is soft and translucent
  6. Add garlic and cook for another minute
  7. Add vinegar and stir. Cook for another minute
  8. Reduce heat to medium-low and add the hoisin mixture. Stir to combine and cook for another few minutes to warm through. Remove from heat
  9. Stir in cashews and green onions. Season with more salt and pepper if needed
  10. Serve over cooked white rice

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About Easy Cashew Chicken

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

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