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Cashew Chicken with Noodles Recipe

Cashew Chicken with Noodles Recipe

I tried this recipe with some friends one night when we were doing freezer meals. I was smitten! It's quick, easy and so delicious! —Anita Beachy, Bealeton, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked thick rice noodles
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 6 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce

Directions

  • 1. Cook rice noodles according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, cornstarch and garlic. Add chicken. In a large skillet, saute chicken mixture in peanut and sesame oils until no longer pink. Add onions; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 3. Drain noodles; stir into skillet. Add cashews and chili sauce and heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 604 calories, 26 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 1,099 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer