Chicken with Cashews

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 376.2
  • Total Fat: 24.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,384.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 14.9 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    2 chicken breasts, about 2 lbs
    1 egg white
    1 tsp corn starch
    1 tsp soy sauce
    1 green bell pepper ,cut in strips
    1 medium onion
    1 can bamboo shoots(81/2 ounces) drained
    1 tablespoon corn starch
    1 tablespoon water
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    2 tablespoons peanut oil
    1 cup raw cashews
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp of ginger root, minced
    2 tablespoons peanut oil
    1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
    1 tsp chili paste
    1/4 cup chicken broth
    2 tablespoons green onions with tops,chopped


Remove bones and skin from chicken; cut chicken into 1/4-inch pieces. Mix egg white, 1 teaspoon cornstarch,1 tsp soy sauce and a dash of white pepper in glass or plastic bowl; stir in chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Cut green pepper into 3/4-inch pieces. Cut onion into 8 pieces. Cut bamboo shoots into 1/2-inch pieces. Mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch, the water, and 1 tablespoon soy sauce.

Heat wok until 1 or 2 drops of water bubble and skitter when sprinkled in wok. Add 2 tablespoons of oil; rotate wok to coat side. Stir fry cashews until light brown, about 1 minute. Remove cashews from wok; drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with salt. Add chicken to wok; stir fry until chicken turns white. Remove chicken from wok.

Add onion pieces and ginger root to wok; stir-fry until ginger is light brown. Stir in bamboo shoots. Add 2 tablespoons oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken, green pepper, hoisin sauce and chili paste; stir fry 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth; heat to boiling. Stir in cornstarch mixture; cook and stir until thickened, about 20 seconds. Stir in cashews and green onions. Five one cup servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JANEYJ..