Stir Fry Chicken with Cashews Recipe

Stir Fry Chicken with Cashews picture


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Red onion1 , cut into petals
 Carrot1 , sliced diagonally
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Grated fresh ginger1 Teaspoon
 Boneless chicken breast fillets3⁄4 Pound, cut into strips (375 Grams)
 Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Broccoli8 Ounce, cut into flowerets (250 Grams)
 Cashews2 Tablespoon
 Chicken stock1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), degreased
 Onions spring3 , sliced diagonally
 Cornflour2 Teaspoon
 Tamari/Soy sauce2 Teaspoon
 Sherry1 Tablespoon
 Sesame oil1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 264 Calories from Fat 101

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.2 mg16.7%

Sodium 294.9 mg12.3%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 24 g48.8%

Vitamin A 60.6% Vitamin C 95.3%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 10.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oil in a frying pan, cook onion and carrot for 5 minutes. Add garlic and ginger, cook for 1 minute longer. Remove from pan.
2. Add chicken in batches to pan, cook until lightly browned. Remove from pan.
3. Heat extra oil in pan, cook broccoli and cashews until cashews are lightly browned.
4. Return vegetables and chicken to pan. Add stock, spring onions and combined cornflour, tamari or soy sauce, sherry and sesame seed. Cook until mixture boils and thickens.