Chicken with Cashews

Chicken with Cashews

Chicken with Cashews

 

My family loves all kinds of Asian food and this recipe is just as good, if not better, than just about
any take out.  This easy dinner staple will please the whole family.

 

Recipe - Cashew Chicken

 

4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, chopped into 1″ cubes (about 3 pounds)
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons ketchup
4 tablespoons soy sauce
4 tablespoons rice vinegar
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
½ cup cashews, dry roasted
2 green onions, chopped (optional)
canola oil

 

Cashew Chicken

 

Place flour, salt and pepper in bowl and toss with chicken. Shake off any excess flour.

 

Cashew Chicken

 

Heat non-stick skillet at medium high, add a drizzle of canola oil.  Add chicken and brown on each
side for about 2 minutes.

 

Cashew Chicken

 

Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk ketchup, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, brown sugar and ginger.

 

Cashew Chicken

 

Pour over chicken in pan and reduce heat to medium low.  Allow to simmer for another 2-3
minutes or until thick and chicken is cooked through. Toss cashews and pour into serving platter.
Sprinkle with green onion.

 

Chicken with Cashews

 

Serve over rice.

 

Chicken with Cashews

 

Easy! Done! Enjoy!

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Chicken with Cashews
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, chopped into 1″ cubes (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup cashews, dry roasted
  • 2 green onions, chopped (optional)
  • canola oil
Instructions
  1. Place flour, salt and pepper in bowl and toss with chicken. Shake off any excess flour.
  2. Heat non-stick skillet at medium high, add a drizzle of canola oil. Add chicken and brown on each side for about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk ketchup, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, brown sugar and ginger. Pour over chicken in pan and reduce heat to medium low. Allow to simmer for another 2-3 minutes or until thick and chicken is cooked through. Toss cashews and pour into serving platter. Sprinkle with green onion. Serve over rice.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 490 Fat: 15g Saturated fat: 3g Unsaturated fat: 11g Carbohydrates: 55g Sugar: 23g Sodium: 1646mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 34g Cholesterol: 73mg

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