Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

14 ingredients
223 calories
13 min cook time


14 total
¼ to 1/3 cup roasted, unsalted whole cashews
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
¾ cup coarsely chopped onion
2 large red or green bell peppers, stems and cores removed, cut into ½-inch pieces
1 tablespoon coconut, peanut or vegetable oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into ½-inch pieces
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon dry sherry wine
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided


Prep: 10
Cook: 13
Wait: 0
Serving: 5
Step 1
Combine 1 tablespoon soy sauce, vinegar, oyster sauce, sherry, sugar and sesame oil in small bowl. Set aside. Combine chicken, cornstarch and remaining tablespoon soy sauce in medium bowl.
Preparation: 10 min
Step 2
Heat coconut oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove from skillet.
Cooking: 3 min
Step 3
Add bell peppers and onion to skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is translucent. Add garlic and ginger; cook for 1 minute.
Cooking: 5 min
Step 4
Add chicken and reserved soy sauce mixture to skillet. Stir in cashews. Cook until heated through.
Cooking: 5 min
Step 5
Serve with steamed brown rice, if desired. Garnish with chopped green onions, if desired.
Presentation: 2 min

Nutrition Information

223 calories per serving
Serving size: 5
10.66g fat
10.80g carbs
20.05g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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