Cashew Chicken Recipe

Cashew Chicken Recipe

Cashew Chicken Recipe – Juicy chicken stir-fried with cashew, carrots, and cucumbers. Skip the line at your local Chinese restaurant and make it at home!

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ medium carrot
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ lb chicken breast
  • 1 green onion
  • ¾ cup raw cashew nuts
  • 2 dried chilli peppers
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  1. Prep the vegetables and clean the chicken breast.
  2. Peel and dice the cucumber, carrot and onion. Slice green onion into strands.
  3. Chop the chicken breast into 1-inch pieces.
  4. In a medium bowl, season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Heat oil a large pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the chicken, and stir-fry it is until is is cooked medium-well.
  7. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  8. Add the carrots, cucumbers, onions, green onion, and dried chilis into the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add salt or soy sauce to desired taste. Stir-fry until cooked medium-well.
  10. In a separate bowl, mix the water, vinegar, sesame oil, cornstarch, and sugar until combined to make the sauce.
  11. Add the chicken, cashew nuts, and sauce into the pan.
  12. Stir-fry all ingredients until well-done and the sauce thickens.
  13. Remove from heat and plate.
  14. Ready to serve with rice or your favourite grain!

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