When Chicken meet Cashew Nuts – finger licking good

If you are craving for a hot and healthy chicken dish, this is the right recipe that you must try – Cashew Chicken. Tasty bites of chicken in a light sauce with red bell pepper, topped with crunchy cashews . You can have this dish on the table in about 15 min. Skip the take out..make it at home. It’s so easy and more healthy!

Serving: 6

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ pound chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 ½ cups broccoli florets
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 red chili, deseeded and minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 1 cup cashews, dry roasted and unsalted
  • 3 tablespoons Coconut aminos
  • 1 ½ tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 4 spring onion, chopped

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl mix the coconut aminos, honey and vinegar. Set aside.
  2. Place the chicken, salt, black pepper and arrowroot flour (if using) in another bowl and mix to coat. Set aside.
  3. In a wok heat the oils over medium high heat.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes.
  5. Add broccoli, red peppers, garlic, chili and ginger.
  6. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is done and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  7. Add cashews and mix to combine.
  8. Stir in coconut aminos mixture and lower the heat to medium low.
  9. Cook for another minute or two, then remove from heat, divide between serving plates, sprinkle with spring onions and serve.