Honey Cashew Chicken

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Honey Cashew ChickenRecipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams
Serves 4

Cost per Serving:

$3.37

Ingredients

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1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
2 tablespoons soy sauce
6 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 3/4-inch dice
6 ounces snow peas, trimmed (about 2 cups)
1 large red bell pepper, seeded, cut into strips
1/2 cup unsalted cashews
2 teaspoons sesame oil, optional

Preparation

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

1. In a small bowl, whisk 1 Tbsp. water with cornstarch until smooth. Whisk in honey, soy sauce and broth.

2. Warm oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add onion, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper; cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

3. Add chicken and stir-fry until opaque, 5 to 6 minutes. Add snow peas, bell pepper and cashews and continue stir-frying for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir reserved sauce and pour it into skillet. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly, until sauce is bubbling and has thickened. Drizzle with sesame oil and serve over rice, if desired.

Created date

September 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 378
Fat 17 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 82 mg
Sodium 600 mg