Cashew Chicken Recipe

Cashew chicken is a popular Chinese-American dish that is easy to make at home. This recipe features tender chicken pieces stir-fried with crunchy cashews, fresh vegetables, and a savory sauce. 

It's a delicious and healthy meal that can be served with rice or noodles. In this article, we'll show you how to make this classic dish in just a few simple steps.

Prep Time: 20 Min

– 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces – 1/2 cup cashews, roughly chopped – 2 tbsp vegetable oil – 1 red bell pepper, chopped – 1 green bell pepper, chopped – 1 onion, chopped

Cook Time: 30 Min


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– 4 cloves garlic, minced – 1 inch ginger, minced – 2 tbsp soy sauce – 1 tbsp oyster sauce – 1 tsp sugar – Salt and pepper, to taste


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Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper.

Step 1

In a wok or large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Add chicken pieces and stir-fry until browned and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 3

Remove chicken from wok and set aside.

Step 4

In the same wok, add more oil if needed and sauté the bell peppers, onion, garlic, and ginger until vegetables are tender.

Step 5

In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar.

Step 6

Add the sauce to the wok and bring to a boil.

Step 7

Return chicken to the wok and stir-fry until everything is evenly coated with the sauce.

Step 8

Add in the cashews and stir-fry for another minute.

Step 9

Serve hot with rice.  Enjoy!

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