Cashew Shrimp

Cashew Shrimp Recipe

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Since I live near the coast of NC, this is a must have recipe. The shrimp are plentiful here and this recipe makes a wonderful entree.


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10 Min
10 Min


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1 lb
raw, shelled & deveined medium shrimp
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1 1/2 c
julienne cut bell pepper
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/4 tsp
lemon pepper
1 Tbsp
1 can(s)
8 oz sliced water chestnut - drained
6 oz
snow peas (thawed if frozen)
1/2 c
chopped scallions (green & white part)
1 c
toasted cashews
for sauce:
1/2 c
chicken broth
1 Tbsp
soy sauce

How to Make Cashew Shrimp


  • 1Rinse shrimp and drain. Mix shrimp with the soy sauce. Heat a wok (or heavy large skillet) until hot. Pour in canola oil. Stir fry the shrimp just until pink, remove & set aside, Saute the bell pepper and garlic for one minute making sure garlic does not burn.
  • 2Add water chestnuts and snow peas, heat throughly: remove from heat.
  • 3Sauce:
  • 4Combine chicken broth, cornstarch, lemon pepper and remaining Tablespoon of soy sauce and stir together. Place wok back on heat and add sauce mixture. Cook stirring constantly until thick and bubbling.
  • 5Add shrimp back to the wok and mix well. Sprinkle with cashews & scallions. Serve over fried rice.

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About Cashew Shrimp

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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