Cashew Orange Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.3
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,000.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 31.0 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    * 1/3 cup orange juice (1 block carb)
    * 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    * 1 1/3 teaspoons olive oil (4 blocks fat)
    * 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated gingerroot
    * 8 oz. skinless chicken breast (8 blocks protein), cut into bite-sized pieces
    * 1 cup Mandarin orange sections (drained) (3 blocks carb)
    * 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
    * 12 cashews (4 blocks fat)



Stir together orange juice, soy sauce and gingerroot.

Add chicken pieces, stirring to coat. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Drain chicken, reserving the soy sauce mixture.

Sauté chicken in oil, turning often, until chicken is done.

Stir together the soy mixture and cornstarch. Stir in pan. Heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly, stirring often.

Stir in orange sections and cashews and continue to cook until heated through.

2 Servings

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MANZNITA3.

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  • Very good! I marinated mine in the refrigerator though instead of at room temperature, I have 2 cats so I can't leave stuff sitting out, lol! I had this over some brown rice. - 6/3/08

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