Chicken with Cashews

Chicken with Cashews


"This delicious Asian-inspired dish can be served with white rice."


servings 544 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 544 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 42.2 g
  • 65%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 30.9 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 251 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, mix butter or margarine and vegetable oil until hot. Add chicken and saute, stirring often, until the chicken turns white. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion and peppers. Add the cooked chicken and the cashews and season with salt and pepper, curry powder and sesame oil. Saute for another 2 minutes and serve.
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  1. 28 Ratings


We really liked this dish (even my 13 month old!) I modified this recipe a bit. Instead of veg. oil, I used peanut oil (it's all about flavor!) I started by stir-frying garlic (I think stir-fry...

I thought this was pretty tasty-except for the amount of oil used-10 tablespoons! I cut it down to about 3-1 tbsp canola oil to cook the chicken, then 1 tbsp to stir fry the veggies. I didn't ad...

I really enjoyed this recipe, you could even adapt it with additional ingredients,my family loves mushrooms so I added this to our dinner. It got great reviews with everyone.

I made this recipe tonight for dinner and it was a hit. I found it to be a little oily for me, but I would make it again. Nice soft flavor.

It was super easy to make and some of the best cashew chicken I've had.

This was very tasty but a bit too oily for my liking. I would definately make this again as it was a hit, but would probably cut down on the amount of butter and oil used. A bit more curry powde...

this recipe was EXCELLENT it was like something you would order in a restaurant. Were tasty- i will keep this recipe and use again and again.

Pretty good! Used just enough canola oil to saute chicken and onions/peppers and at the end I added only 2 tablespoons of sesame oil. Didnt have any green onion so I only used red. Pleasantly su...

My boyfriend loved this but I didn't care for it. I thought the peanut oil was too overpowering. It wasn't anything like cashew chicken at a chinese restaurant and he agreed that he likes that...