Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

This is a quick and easy stir fry recipe adapted from a magazine. It’s a good “symbolic” dish for Chinese New Year, since the ingredients are cut into long strips which symbolize long life.

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce or 1/3 cup soy sauce 
  • 1/3 cup roasted cashews
  • hot cooked rice, for serving
  • coarsely chopped cilantro, for garnish

 

Instructions

Cut the chicken into 1/2-inch slices, then into 1 1/2-inch strips.  Toss chicken with the ginger in a small bowl.

Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over medium high heat.  Add chicken strips and stir fry 2 minutes.  Add red bell pepper and stir fry an additional 4 minutes so that the chicken is cooked through.

Add teriyaki sauce and stir another minute.  Stir in the cashews.

Serve over rice and garnish with cilantro.

Serves 4.

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One thought on “Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

  1. This is easy and very tasty, but just a little bit on the salty side, because of the large amount of soy sauce. I think next time I will cut the sauce with a little water. Otherwise it’s very good. Thanks for posting!

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