Cashew Chicken II

Cashew Chicken II

Gweneth 0

"Diced chicken simmered with the Asian flavors of soy sauce, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts and topped with cashews, of course! This is a delicious and easy recipe, perfect for families on the go, like mine."


30 m servings 354 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 17.7 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 747 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute chicken until it turns white, then season with salt and pepper and add broth, soy sauce, celery, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts. Cover skillet, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Beat cornstarch and water together in a small bowl, then blend into skillet mixture and heat through until thick and bubbly. Sprinkle with cashews and serve.
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  1. 64 Ratings


This was a tasty recipe, but I did a few additions that will definitely perk this up. Instead of doubling the soy sauce like other reviewers, I added Oyster Sauce (about 2 tbsp.). I am Asian, an...

Ok I read all the reviews. So I was prepared to "Carrie-fy" the recipe! I only used about 2 tbs of oil, 3/4 c of broth, bean sprouts instead of bamboo shoots(yuck), and I totally omitted the w...

This was a great cashew chicken! I've never been able to make a sauce on a chinese chicken dish that I liked. I pretty much cut the recipe in half since there is only two of us-used one can of c...

Very bland, would not make it again.

With the Soy Sauce and the chicken broth, I found the recipe far too salty using the full 1 teaspoon of salt

This lacked the lightness and spiciness of traditional Chinese food, and was heavy on the cornstarchy sauce.

This was a little disappointing to me. I thought it very bland, both visually and taste-wise. I have another recipe for cashew chicken that I like better than this one, so probably won't make ...

Does need garlic and onions. I put celery,onoin, and water chestnuts. I might add baby corn another time. Overall very good. Perhaps a touch more soy sauce.

Super easy recipe... I prefer spicier foods, but this had a nice chicken/cashew flavor. I started with FROZEN chicken and still had it together in about 40 minutes. We're adding this one to our ...