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Asian Style Cashew Chicken

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Chicken with cashew nuts is an Asian dish. Basically a Chinese dish. This dish is a major eat in and take out dish in most Chinese restaurants in the US. To make chicken with cashews, chicken is stir fried to be smooth and tender and lightly coated with sauce.
  Corn starch 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken breast 1 Pound, skinned and boned, cut in tiny pieces
  Salad oil 4 Tablespoon
  Celery stalk 1 , thinly sliced
  Green beans 1⁄4 Pound, julienne
  Carrot 1 , 1/4 inch juliennes
  Onion 1 , cut in 1/4 inch slices
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Cashews 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Mix cornstarch with chicken broth and set aside.
2. Mix cornstarch, soy sauce and chicken. Coat the chicken well.
3. Heat oil in a wok and add chicken mixture. Cook until chicken is opaque. Set aside.
4. Heat oil in the same wok and stir fry vegetables.
5. Add water, cover and cook until vegetbales are tender.
6. Add chicken and chicken broth to the wok.
7. Stir and cook until the liquid thickens.
8. Add cashews.
9. Garnish with remaining cashews.
Serve it with white rice.
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Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Stir Fried
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.4%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g18.1%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg21.9%

Sodium 386.7 mg16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.4%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 34 g67.4%

Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 18%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Asian Style Cashew Chicken Recipe Video