Sunday, August 26, 2007

Cashew Chicken


Since making this recipe, I never order it out. This is so much better than any chicken cashew I have tried at a restaurant.
by CandleLady

6 servings
40 min 20 min prep

1/2 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium red onion, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 (4 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
1 cup dry-roasted cashews
2 green onions, sliced

Mix broth, cornstarch, soy sauce, ginger and pepper sauce.

Heat wok or large skillet. Add 1 tbsp of the oil and coat the surface. Add chicken and stir-fry till done. Remove chicken; set aside and keep warm.

Add remaining 1 tbsp oil to wok or skillet. Add bell pepper, onion, water chestnuts and mushrooms; stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes.

Add cornstarch mixture to vegetables. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until sauce thickens.
Stir in chicken and cashew coating them with the sauce.

Garnish with green onions.

Serve with rice.


onemotherslove said...

Ooh - I think I need to try that one!

Nicole said...

I've book marked this one. Sounds good! Was it difficult to make?