Cashew Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 175.5
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.9 mg
  • Sodium: 343.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 134.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 365.1 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    1 t peanut oil
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 t black pepper
    280 g chicken breast
    1 cup chicken broth
    1 T BRAGG
    1/2 T low-sodium soy sauce
    2 stalks celery, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
    2 carrots, diagonally sliced
    1/2 cup broccoli, par-boiled
    1/2 cup green beans, trimmed, cut in half, and par-boiled
    1/2 cup snap peas, trimmed
    1 can water chestnuts, drained
    1 1/2 T cornstarch
    4 T dry-roasted unsalted cashews, chopped


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Season chicken on both sides with pepper and add to the skillet. Cook until browned on all sides, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes.

Add 3/4 cup of broth, BRAGG, soy sauce, vegetables, and water chestnuts to chicken and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/4 cup of broth. Add cornstarch mixture to skillet and simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.

Serve with 1/2 cup rice per serving.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WARLOCKSMISTRES.

TAGS:  Poultry |

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  • I recalculated all the nut. info, adding 2.5 C of rice and using veg. broth, instead of chicken. The nutritional info is as follows: CALORIES: 259.1; TOTAL FAT: 5.2; SAT: 1.1; POLY: 1.1; MONO: 2.5; CHOLESTEROL: 32.9; SODIUM: 512.1; POTASS: 461.7; CARB: 36.3; FIBER: 2.7; SUG: 2.8; PROTEIN: 21.3 :) - 6/9/11

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  • fantastic ! my fiance even ate the veggies! - 3/4/11

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  • Something is really wrong with the nutrition on this... more Protein grams and Carb grams than there are calories per serving... looks good but 360 g protein? somethign's off here. - 2/25/11

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  • Sounds good, I make something similar, but also add a sweet onion chopped in large pieces and serve over wild rice - 9/9/10

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