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Cashew Chicken
Cashew Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Quick and easy cashew chicken. Great for a quick weeknight meal.
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (or breasts), cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbls cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 Tbls canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic , grated or minced
  • 1/2 cup onion , finely chopped
  • 1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbls rice wine vinegar
  • 5 Tbls Hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup roasted cashews
  • Green onions , optional garnish
Instructions
  1. In a bowl combine chicken, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
  2. In a skillet heat oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and onions. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in garlic and water chestnuts. Saute for 3-5 minutes until garlic is fragrant.
  3. Mix vinegar into the chicken mixture. Cook for 1 minutes.
  4. Add hoisin sauce and water. Cook for a few minutes until the chicken is fully cooked.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in cashews and garnish with green onions.
  6. Serve over rice.
Recipe Notes

Slightly Adapted from Very Culinary