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Cashew Chicken with Noodles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

I tried this recipe for chicken with cashew nuts when making freezer meals with some friends. I was smitten! It's quick, easy and so delicious! —Anita Beachy, Bealeton, Virginia
Cashew Chicken with Noodles Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked thick rice noodles
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium 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
  • Toasted sesame seeds, optional

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 cast-iron or other heavy 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. If desired, top with toasted sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 638 calories, 26g fat (5g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 870mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein.

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