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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.
Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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