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Asian Cashew Chicken

Asian Cashew Chicken - salty, sweet and spicy chicken dish tossed with veggies and cashews that comes ready in no time. A quick and easy family weeknight meal!
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 -4 people
Calories 453kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • ¼ tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 pound boneless chicken thigh sliced

For the sauce

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cup oyster sauce
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1- 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli sauce
  • 1-2 large bell pepper red or green
  • 4-5 basil leaves -chopped

Instructions

  • In a small bowl combine, cornstarch, soy sauce, oyster sauce then add chicken, mix well. Set in the fridge.
  • In another bowl combine the soy sauce, sherry, water, chicken stock, oyster sauce, cornstarch, and brown sugar. Set aside.
  • Heat up the Wok with about 2 tablespoon of oil, and then add chicken let it rest for about 30 seconds before stirring. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until chicken has been fully cooked; remove and keep warm.
  • Stir the onion, then add garlic, ginger chilli sauce and continue stirring for another 2 -3 minutes.
  • Add the combined sauce, and basil, stir for about 2 minutes, followed by the , cashews, chicken and green onions. Stir for about 1 minute.
  • Remove and serve over rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 1222mg | Potassium: 529mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1390IU | Vitamin C: 54.3mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.6mg