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!Best Chinese takeout menu dish- this Chinese cashew chicken is the best ever!



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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 Stir Fry



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



FAQ's



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



Tips To Make Spicy Cashew Chicken


  • To get more spicy flavor in this recipe increase the sriracha and chili garlic sauce.

  • Always tenderize the chicken by marinating chicken with cornstarch and baking soda and stir fry the chicken,leaving out any leftover marinade.

  • Stir fry the chicken quickly once added to pan or it may stick to the pan.

  • Use roasted cashews or you can roast cashews in oven or on stove top too.

  • You can reheat the cashew chicken but freshly made chicken tastes amazing - so serving immediately while its warm tastes best.

  • To make this recipe healthy you can always skip adding cornstarch and reduce the oil in the recipe.





Try This Ultimate Cashew Chicken Stir Fry


Try This Ultimate Cashew Chicken Stir Fry
Yield: 4 Servings
Author:
prep time: 15 Mcook time: 10 Mtotal time: 25 M
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!Best Chinese takeout menu dish- this Chinese cashew chicken is the best ever!

ingredients:

instructions:

How to cook Try This Ultimate Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

  1. In a bowl add the ingredients mentioned for sauce mix.
  2. Mix well everything and keep aside.
  3. In another bowl,add the chicken pieces,clean.
  4. Add the ingredients mentioned and mix well and keep aside.
  5. Heat a pan/skillet/wok,add the sesame oil and vegetable oil.
  6. When its hot,add the chicken pieces and immediately stir fry till cooked well.
  7. Keep this aside.
  8. In the same pan,add the ginger,garlic and onion.
  9. Stir fry till soft.
  10. Add the sauce mix to this and let it cook for few seconds till it slightly thickens.
  11. Next add the chicken pieces and toss well to coat the chicken with sauce mix.
  12. Finally adjust salt and add cashews,chopped green onions and sesame seeds.
  13. Serve with rice or noodles of your choice!

NOTES:

To get more spicy flavor in this recipe increase the sriracha and chili garlic sauce.
Always tenderize the chicken by marinating chicken with cornstarch and baking soda and stir fry the chicken,leaving out any leftover marinade.
Stir fry the chicken quickly once added to pan or it may stick to the pan.
Use roasted cashews or you can roast cashews in oven or on stove top too.
You can reheat the cashew chicken but freshly made chicken tastes amazing - so serving immediately while its warm tastes best.
To make this recipe healthy you can always skip adding cornstarch and reduce the oil in the recipe.
Calories
406.55
Fat (grams)
25.94
Sat. Fat (grams)
4.47
Carbs (grams)
18.98
Fiber (grams)
2.10
Net carbs
16.87
Sugar (grams)
6.04
Protein (grams)
26.56
Sodium (milligrams)
825.10
Cholesterol (grams)
57.75

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10 comments

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

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    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.

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    2. Printing comes out on 16 pages. This website is absolutely the worst. The meal was delicious once we copied the recipe out to Word and reorganized it to flow correctly. We printed it at that point and it was just 2 pages.

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  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!

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

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  4. Can I just makena comment for constructive criticism. The instructions and the way they are set up are very difficult. Especially for us moms trying to cook while reading this. You have to go up and down for measurements and directions instead of it all being pieced together. It's really a pain and takes a lot of time . It would be nice if, at the end of the article, the ingredients were listed and directions included each ingredient instead of "sauce mix" and "ingredients listed above"

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    1. Thank u.Sure I will make sure I mention the ingredients again in the directions in the recipe card.Thanks.

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  5. this recipe is very hard to read. I've read through this 4 different times. What does Sauce Mix Mean?

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