Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken Recipe

Instead of ordering takeout, discover how easy it is to make your favorite Asian-inspired dishes at home! Consider this recipe for cashew chicken cooked with peppers, scallions, and flavorful spices. The savory sauce complements the chicken beautifully and the cashews give the dish a satisfying crunch.

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Total Time

30 Minutes

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      • 1 Pound Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs (Diced)
      • 3 Medium Serrano Peppers (Minced)
      • 3/4 Cup Orange Juice
      • 1/3 Cup Clover Honey
      • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
      • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
      • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Ginger (Grated)
      • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Salt
      • 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
      • 2 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
      • 1/2 Large Bunch Of Scallions (Diced)
      • 2 Medium Bell Peppers (Seeded & Sliced)
      • 1 Cup Roasted Cashews
      • 1/4 Cup Dried Red Chilies
      • 1 Large Tomato (Cut Into 8 Segments)


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk honey, orange juice, soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic salt, ginger and pepper until combined.
  2. In a wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and stir -fry peppers, chilies, and tomatoes until just tender, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  3. In the same wok, heat remaining oil and brown chicken and stir frequently until completely cooked, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in cashews, vegetables, and sauce and stir-fry until the sauce is thickened. Serve over steamed rice.

Nutrition & Cost Facts


545 kcal


48 g


27 g


30 g

Cost Per Serving


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