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Chinese Cashew Chicken

Chinese Cashew Chicken | @simplywhisked

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Ingredients

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For the sauce:

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (or water)

For the chicken:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds chopped chicken tenders or breast
  • 1 head broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2/3 cup cashew halves and pieces
  • 1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or wok. Add chicken and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm.
  3. Add broccoli and bell pepper to skillet. Sauté until tender, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients to pan with sauce and chicken. Cook until heated through and sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes.

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