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Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

This easy and flavorful stir fry is loaded with tender chicken, crunchy cashews, and plenty of veggies. It's the perfect weeknight dinner recipe.

Tasty Team
May 15, 2023
Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

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for 4 servings

  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ lb chicken breast (340 g), cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 cups broccoli floret (600 g)
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • ¾ cup raw cashew (95 g)
  • ½ cup water (120 mL)
  • brown rice, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 377
  • Fat 15g
  • Carbs 28g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 16g
  • Protein 32g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, season the chicken with salt, pepper, and cornstarch.
  3. Heat a 9.5" fry pan over medium-high heat and add sesame oil.
  4. Add the chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until the chicken begins to brown.
  5. Remove chicken and set aside in a separate bowl.
  6. Add the broccoli and bell peppers, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the chicken, cashews and sauce. Stir together and allow sauce to thicken.
  8. Remove from heat and serve over brown rice.
  9. Enjoy!
Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

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