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Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

For me, the hardest part of making this quick cashew chicken recipe is keeping the cashews in the cupboard! My husband loves them, and so do our three little girls—5, 4 and 3. —Vicki Hirschfeld, Hartland, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen snow peas
  • 1-1/2 cups cashews
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • In a skillet, heat 3 tablespoons of broth. Meanwhile, combine the cornstarch, soy sauce, ginger and remaining broth until smooth; set aside.
  • Add chicken to the skillet; stir-fry over medium heat until no longer pink, about 3-5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  • Add garlic, carrots and celery to skillet; stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add broccoli and peas; stir-fry for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir broth mixture; add to the skillet with the chicken. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in cashews. Serve over rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 571 calories, 33g fat (7g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1625mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 39g protein.

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