The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Chicken with Cashew Nuts

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

1
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

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.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Erika Hendley

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!

Related Recipes

Baked Shrimp Pasta with Mushroom Alfredo Sauce
Profile Photo by Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. in Main Courses
Cheesy baked pasta with a clam and mushroom alfredo sauce—cheesy comfort...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Honey Soy Salmon
Profile Photo by Ree | The Pioneer Woman in Main Courses
Sticky, flavorful...and fast! This is my favorite way to cook up...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Lighter Linguine with Clam Sauce
Profile Photo by Eileen @ everyday eileen in Main Courses
Lighter linguine with clam sauce in under 30 minutes. Canned clams,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Creamy Cajun Cauliflower Alfredo
Profile Photo by Paige in Main Courses
If you haven’t gotten on that cauliflower train yet, the time...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Shrimp Tacos with Mango Habanero Salsa
Profile Photo by Killing Thyme in Main Courses
Consider your next Taco Tuesday planned! If you dig shrimp and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy