Cashew Chicken

Rich chicken preparation cooked with cashewnuts. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Cashew Chicken
Main Ingredients Cashewnuts, Boneless chicken breast
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Cashew Chicken

  • 1/2 cup Cashewnuts roasted
  • 4 Boneless chicken breast
  • 4 medium Onion
  • 4-5 Dry red chilies
  • 10-12 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 Red capsicums
  • 3 teaspoon Oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cornflour/ corn starch


  1. Cut onions into large chunks and separate layers. Chop red chillies and garlic coarsely in a chopper.
  2. Heat 2 tsps oil in a non-stick wok, add onions and sauté. Cut red capsicum into ½ inch pieces and add.
  3. Add cashewnuts and toss. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and set aside.
  4. Heat 2 tsps oil in the non-stick wok. Cut chicken into ½ inch pieces and add.
  5. Sauté on high heat for 2-3 minutes, tossing frequently so that they get cooked evenly all over.
  6. Add chilli-garlic mixture and toss. Add oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, sugar and salt and mix.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes. Mix cornflour in ¼ cup water and add to the wok and mix well.
  8. Add the onions-red capsicum-cashewnut mixture and mix. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 278
Carbohydrates 10.0
Protein 28.6
Fat 13.4
Other Fiber 0.6