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Cashew Chicken

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Cashew chicken is a saucy chicken preparation made with oriental flavors to it. Prepared with sherry and soy sauce to taste, the chicken is cooked in strips by stir frying. Made with vegetables like broccoli, snow peas, radishes, the chicken is finished with a slightly thickened sauce and can be served over noodles.
  Skinless boneless chicken breasts 3⁄4 Pound
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Grated ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Broccoli flowerets 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Peanut oil/Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Snow peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut in half
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Noodle soup mix 100 Gram
  Radishes 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Roasted cashews 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cut chicken crosswise into 1/8 inch-wide strips.
In medium bowl, combine cornstarch, sherry, soy sauce and ginger; mix well.
Add chicken strips; stir to coat well.
In 10-inch skillet over high heat, stir-fry broccoli in 1 tablespoon of the oil 1 minute.
Add snow peas; stir-fry 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp.
Remove vegetables to plate.
In same skillet, stir-fry chicken in remaining 2 tablespoons oil until all pieces change color.
Stir in water and soup mix.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
Reduce heat to low.
Cover; simmer 5 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.
Return cooked vegetables to skillet; add radishes and cashews.
Cook until heated through.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1483 Calories from Fat 716

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.2%

Saturated Fat 15.3 g76.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 1616 mg67.3%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g29.1%

Dietary Fiber 9 g35.9%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 103 g206.4%

Vitamin A 172% Vitamin C 531.5%

Calcium 28.1% Iron 73.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cashew Chicken Recipe