Cashew Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 369.4
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.4 mg
  • Sodium: 412.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast cut u=into 1 x 1/2 inch pieces
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce
    1 garlic clove
    1 teaspoon vegetable oil
    6 green onions. cut into 1 inch pieces
    2 cups sliced mushrooms
    1 red or green pepper cut into strips
    1 can ( 6 oz) water chestnuts, rinsed and drained
    2 cups hot cooked rice
    1/4 cup cashews, toasted


1. Place chicken in large resealable food storage bag. Blens cornstarch, soy sauce, and crushed garlic ( or use garlic powder) in small bowl until smooth. Pour over chicken pieces. seal Bag toss to coat. Marinate in fridge for 1 hour. Drain chicken , discard marinade.
2. Heat Oil in wok or latge non stick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add Onions, stir fry for 1 min. Add chicken. Strifry 2 min or until browned. Add mushrooms, pepper, and water chestnuts. Stir fry 3 min or until veg's are crisp tender and chicken is cooked through
3. Serve chicken and vegetables over rice. Top servings evenly with cashews. Serve Immediately.
Note I also sometimes add snow peas and baby corn to this as well.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PALYWO.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I usually double the soy sauce/cornstarch/garlic marinade in order to coat all of the chicken. - 6/24/08

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