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Chicken with Cashew Nuts
Chinese Chicken Recipe
8oz. Chicken breasts (cut in 1/2 inch pieces)
2 Tbls. chicken marinating chili sauce
3 Green peppers (cut in bite-size pieces)
2oz Cashew nuts
1 tsp. Garlic (minced)
1 Med. Onion (cut into 1 inch square pieces)
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Sugar (optional)
1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
3 Tbls. Chicken broth (or water)
1 tsp. Cornstarch mixed in 3 Tbls. water
2 Tbls. Cooking oil


1. In a mixing bowl, marinate chicken with chicken chili sauce, garlic, rice wine, and a pinch of salt. Set aside for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, clean green pepper and cut into into 1/2 inch squares. Drain the bamboo shoots. Set aside.

2. When ready to cook, mix cornstarch with water in a small cup; set aside. In a skillet, heat cooking oil until fairly hot and fry the chicken on medium heat for 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked.

3. Add peppers and onion, cover, and for cook for 2 minutes. Remove cover, add cashew nuts and mix well, add chicken broth (or water), soy sauce and mix well. Add cornstarch mix and mix lightly until sauce thickens. Serve with rice.

Preparation Time: Serves: 5
Recipe Origin: China
Submitted by:
Baovan Truong
United States
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