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Cashew Chicken

Updated: Dec 14, 2023


Cashew Chicken

Learn how to make delicious Cashew Chicken at home with this easy recipe! Packed with flavorful ingredients and perfect for any occasion.


Cashew Chicken

Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

· ¾ cup roasted cashews

· ¼ cup water

· 2 teaspoons cornstarch

· 1 tablespoon soy sauce

· 4 tablespoons hoisin sauce

· 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts

· 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

· 2 Tablespoons minced garlic

· 1 bunch scallions

· 1 small can of diced water chestnuts, drained

· 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

· 1 teaspoon sesame oil

· Salt and black pepper as needed



Method

1. Whisk the water, cornstarch, hoisin, and soy sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.

2. Cut the chicken into ½ inch dice

3. Place the diced chicken in a large bowl.

4. heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil over high heat in a wok. Add the chicken and stir-fry for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Add the garlic, water chestnuts, and the whites of the scallions.

6. Turn the heat down to medium and add the rice vinegar; cook until evaporated, about 30 seconds.

7. Add the sauce mixture to the chicken; cook, tossing, until the chicken is cooked thoroughly and the sauce has thickened, about 1 minute.

8. Remove from the heat. Stir in the scallion greens, cashews, and sesame oil.


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