cashew chicken light

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 236.2
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.6 mg
  • Sodium: 283.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 9.6 g

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This is a light cashew chicken for the whole family. This is a light cashew chicken for the whole family.
Number of Servings: 8


    Cashew Nuts, dry roasted, 1 cup, halves and whole (remove)
    Chicken Breast, no skin, 1.5 unit (yield from 1.5 lb ready-to-cook (remove)
    Onions, raw, 1 cup, chopped (remove)
    *Brown Rice, medium grain, 2 cup (remove)
    Corn Starch, .25 cup (remove)
    Chicken Broth, 1 cup (8 fl oz) (remove)
    Milk, nonfat, .5 cup (remove)
    Yogurt, plain, low fat, .5 cup (8 fl oz) (remove)
    Bread crumbs, dry, grated, seasoned, .5 cup (remove)


Cut chicken into 1 inch pieces. Place chicken in a bowl with the yogurt and let sit while you prepare the rest of the meal. Put bread crumbs into a plastic baggie. Cut onion into long slices and separate then cook the onions in a frying pan with Pam. Put water in a pan to boil for the rice and cook the rice. Mix together the chicken and the bread crumbs in the baggie. Remove the onions and set aside while you brown the chicken mixture in the frying pan with Pam. Add cashews and cook until the chicken is brown remove and place in a cassorole dish with the onions, rice and cashews. Add the chicken broth and mix well then bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked .
This makes 8 sevings with the servings being 1 cup.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TOMBOYRIA.

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