Try This Ultimate Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Sort out dinner/lunch with this amazing Cashew Chicken Stir Fry! So easy to put together,this easy and spicy cashew chicken has amazing cashew chicken sauce with roasted cashews,veggies makes this cashew chicken stir fry recipe the BEST and totally under 30 mins! If you are looking to make some easy stir fry recipe then this cashew chicken recipe is what you need to try!

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If you love the Chinese takeout menu then forget that and try this cashew chicken stir fry , you will keep making it over and over.

This easy chicken stir-fry is going to fix your dinner under 30 mins or even less. The flavor combination is perfect with roasted cashews and easy stir-fry sauce is perfect, goes well with rice or noodles of your choice.

You will love the combination of this Hot and Sour Soup and this delicious Shrimp Fried Rice to go with chicken cashew stir-fry.

A pan with cashew chicken stir fry

Cashew Chicken

This cashew chicken recipe is very easy with roasted cashews and spicy easy cashew chicken sauce to make it better than any takeout menu.

Cashew Chicken Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast meat,cut into small pieces (Thigh meat would work great too)

  • Whole roasted cashews,unsalted

  • Sauce Mix (Chicken stock,soy sauce,Hoisin Sauce, Oyster Sauce, Sugar, Ketchup,Rice Vinegar, Chili Garlic Sauce,Sriracha)

  • Sesame Seeds and Spring Onions for garnish

delicious cashew chicken close look

easy cashew chicken with spring onion and sesame seeds

Cashew Chicken Sauce

The sauce mix of this spicy cashew chicken is very easy and flavors are so good.

Here are the ingredients of the easy cashew chicken sauce:

  • Chicken Stock,Unsalted
  • Soy Sauce
  • Rice Vinegar
  • Sriracha
  • Hoisin Sauce
  • Oyster Sauce
  • Ketchup
  • Chili Garlic Sauce
  • Sugar

cashew chicken sauce

How to roast cashews

You can roast cashews in a pan/ or in a skillet on direct flame/heat. Keep tossing the chicken pieces till roasted well and crunchy.

You can alternatively arrange the cashews in a baking sheet / pan and roast them in oven till done at 350 f / 177 c. Spray some coconut oil and keep turning them till they are crisp.

Here is a great article to learn how to roast cashews.

How to make Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

  • In a bowl add the chicken pieces with sesame oil,baking soda,cornstarch,black pepper powder and 1 tbsp of sauce mix. Mix well.

  • In a pan add sesame and vegetable oil,when its hot,add  the chicken and quickly stir fry till cooked.

   how to tenderize the chicken

  • In a the same pan,add ginger,garlic,onion and stir-fry till soft and cooked.

  • Add the sauce mix and let it cook it slightly reduced.

  • Next add the chicken pieces to the sauce and mix well to coat the chicken with sauce mix.

  • Next add the roasted cashews and toss them well with chicken.

  • Finally add the sesame seeds and spring onion.

easy cashew chicken recipe

amazing cashew chicken with loads of roasted cashews

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Savory Bites Recipes
Published 06/07/2019
Cashew Chicken Stir Fry
Sort out dinner/lunch with this amazing Cashew Chicken Stir Fry! So easy to put together,amazing sauce mix with roasted cashews,makes this easy chicken stir-fry the BEST totally under 30 mins!




  1. In a bowl add the ingredients mentioned for sauce mix.
    Mix well everything and keep aside.
  2. In another bowl,add the chicken pieces,clean.
    Add the ingredients mentioned and mix well and keep aside.
  3. Heat a pan/skillet/wok,add the sesame oil and vegetable oil.
    When its hot,add the chicken pieces and immediately stir fry till cooked well.
    Keep this aside.
  4. In the same pan,add the ginger,garlic and onion.
    Stir fry till soft.
    Add the sauce mix to this and let it cook for few seconds till it slightly thickens.
  5. Next add the chicken pieces and toss well to coat the chicken with sauce mix.
  6. Finally adjust salt and add cashews,chopped green onions and sesame seeds.
    Serve with rice or noodles of your choice!
Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 00:15:00 mins.
Cook time: 00:10:00 mins.
Total time: 25 mins.
Tags: cashew chicken,Chinese food,under 30 mins

delicious easy cashew chicken in a pan with sesame seeds and spring onion

close look  of spicy cashew chicken in a pan

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  1. Is there any way to copy or print the recipe? It looks delicious and I have all of the ingredients needed.

    1. Sure. The print option comes on the screen if you are using mobile when you scroll way down from top of the screen and if you are using desktop then it appears on the left of the screen.Thanks.

  2. This was better than Chinese take-out. And so much healthier! My husband ate 2 huge plates of it and can’t wait for me to make it again. Thanks!

  3. Is the recipe correct for amount of chicken? 1 1/2 CUPS (not 1 1/2 lbs)?


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