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Cashew Chicken

Servings 3
Calories 320kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • ¼ cup chicken broth low salt
  • 7 tsp shaoxing rice wine
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 ½ tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp soy sauce reduced sodium
  • 2 tbsp ginger root
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • ½ cup sugar snap peas
  • ½ cup carrot
  • ½ cup celery
  • ½ cup cashews oil roasted, no added salt

Instructions

  • Combine the chicken, garlic, 1 teaspoon of the soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of the cornstarch, 1 teaspoon of the rice wine, and a pinch of the salt.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Combine the broth, the remaining 1 teaspoon soy sauce, 2 tablespoons rice wine, and ½ teaspoon cornstarch.
  • Heat a wok over high heat.
  • Swirl in 1 tablespoon of the oil, add the ginger, and stir-fry 10 seconds or until the ginger is fragrant.
  • Push the ginger to the sides of the wok and add the chicken.
  • Cook undisturbed 1 minute, letting the chicken begin to sear.
  • Stir-fry 1 minute, or until the chicken is lightly browned but not cooked through.
  • Swirl the remaining 1 tablespoon oil into the wok, add the sugar snaps, carrots, celery, and cashews.
  • Stir-fry 1 minute or until the sugar snaps are bright green.
  • Re-stir the broth mixture, swirl it into the wok, and stir-fry 1 minute or until the chicken is just cooked through.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cashew Chicken
Amount Per Serving (200 g)
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3.5g22%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 350mg15%
Potassium 572mg16%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 26g52%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.