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Chicken with Cashew Nuts

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A simple and quick chicken with cashew nuts recipe directly from Yangshuo Cooking School in China. Recipe perfect if cooking for one!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Peanut Oil, Divided
  • ⅓ cups Raw Cashews
  • 4 ounces, weight Chicken Thighs, Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Minced Ginger
  • 1 clove Garlic, Minced
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • ½ teaspoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 stalk Celery, Cubed
  • ½ whole Large Carrot, Cubed
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • 2 Tablespoons Water
  • ½ teaspoons Oyster Sauce
  • 4 whole Scallions, Chopped
  • Cooked Rice, To Serve

Preparation

Heat wok over high heat until almost smoking. Reduce heat to low and add half the oil. Increase heat to medium and add raw cashew nuts. Cook cashew nuts until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Remove.

Add remaining peanut oil and chicken, ginger and garlic. Sprinkle black pepper and cook until chicken turns white. Add soy sauce and mix.

Add celery and carrot, and salt. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add water and oyster sauce, wait for water to bubble and then stir. Cook until water evaporates.

Sprinkle with scallions and cashew nuts and mix. Serve over rice.

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Erika Hendley on 11.29.2012

This was ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!!! Best cashew chicken I’ve ever had, even from Chinese restaurants. It was a mild pain to change/calculate the recipe to accommodate 1 lb. of chicken (rather than 4 oz.), but I’ve got it written down and it will be very easy for future use. Wonderful find!

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