Cashew Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 328.2
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 422.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    3/4 c Orange juice
    1/3 cup honey
    1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
    1 TBSP corn starch
    1 tsp ground ginger
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/2 tsp black pepper
    2 tbsp veg. oil
    4 green onions chopped
    2 large carrots sliced
    1 celery stalk sliced
    4 chicken breasts cut in strips


Mix OJ, honey, soy sauce, corn starch and spices together. In a skillet heat 1 tbsp oil and stir fry veggies until onions are fragrant. Remove from pan but keep warm. Heat remaining oil and stir fry chicken until cooked through. Add vegetables to chicken, stir in cashews and pour sauce over mixing well. Continue cooking until sauce bubbles and thickens.
Great served over brown rice , with a side salad

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MUSICFREAK911.

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  • Very good - 8/28/13

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  • 5 stars! Easy to make & VERY tastey. Made a few minor changes: sautee'd veggies first in olive oil (used 1T ), then added the chicken strips to them. Also added 2T of red pepper flakes (we like it hot). Used Worcestshire inst of soy. My DH is on 2nd helping. Have pic,if you want it lmk. YUMMY! - 4/27/10

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  • My husband said this was good, not like the restaurant kind but still good. I am a vegetarian so I have to go by his comments. - 1/6/10

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  • This was very good! Easy to make, great flavor! 11 year old daughter loved it. I am not a celery eater so left that out but put in broccoli and zuchini! Declicious! - 9/15/08

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  • can olive oil be used instead of veg oil? - 9/4/08

    Reply from MUSICFREAK911 (9/4/08)
    you can - but from what I understand from my naturopath you really aren't supposed to cook with olive oil. But there are many opinions on that as there is with everything else :)
    Just enjoy the recipe..regardless of what oil you use

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