Chicken and Cashews Recipe

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Chicken and Cashews Recipe

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My husband and I enjoy Thai food, and we count this recipe among our favorites. It's tasty without being spicy.
MAKES:
1-2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
1-2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup salted cashew halves
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

In a bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, water and soy sauce until smooth; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink. Stir in soy sauce mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve over rice. Yield: 1-2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken and Cashews in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p178

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 474 calories, 29g fat (6g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1229mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

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  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup salted cashew halves
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch, water and soy sauce until smooth; set aside. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink. Stir in soy sauce mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve over rice. Yield: 1-2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken and Cashews in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p178

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whitelion82 User ID: 2403553 61750
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2012

"one of my husband's favorites- use Asian spice mix from Simply Gourmet"

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mrsdarcy24 User ID: 1496049 68251
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"I had to add more sugar and finally spices until I liked it."

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