Cashew Chicken Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Boneless chicken breasts8 Ounce, skinned and cut into 1/2 inch cubes (225 Grams)
 Egg white1
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Cornflour1 Teaspoon
 Oil5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter, Preferably Ground Nut)
 Cashew nuts2 Ounce (50 Grams)
 Dry sherry/Rice wine2 Teaspoon
 Light soy sauce1 Tablespoon
 Spring onions1 Tablespoon, finely chopped (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 966 Calories from Fat 767

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g134.4%

Saturated Fat 12 g59.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg

Sodium 1682.4 mg70.1%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 33 g66.9%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 4.6%

Calcium 4% Iron 10.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl add the chicken, egg white, salt and 1 teaspoon of cornflour , and put the mixture into the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.

2. In a wok or large frying pan heat oil until it is moderately hot.
3. Put in the chicken and stir fry quickly in the oil to keep it from sticking.
4. Keep cooking until it turns white, about 2 minutes and put it into a colander or sieve and drain off the remaining oil.
5. Clean the pan and add 1 tablespoon of the drained oil.
6. Re heat it until it is very hot, add the cashew and stir fry for 1 minute.
7. Now add the rest of the ingredients and cook for 2 more minutes.
8. Add the chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes, coating the chicken pieces nicely with the sauce.

9. Serve hot immediately garnished with spring onions.

The strained oil, can be used for future stir-fried dishes using chicken.