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Chinese Cashew Chicken

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Nuts, Poultry
Courses: Main Course, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Chicken breasts
  Boned and skinned
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozChinese pea pods
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozMushrooms
4   Green onions
2 cups 474mlBamboo shoots - drained
1 cup 237mlChicken broth
  OR bouillon cube dissolved
1   Water
1/4 cup 59mlSoy sauce
2 tablespoons 30mlCorn starch
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSugar
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
4 tablespoons 60mlSalad oil
1   Cashew nuts
  (about 4-oz)

Recipe Instructions

Slice breasts horizontally into very thin slices and cut into inch squares. Place on tray.

Prepare vegetables, removing ends and strings from pea pods, slicing mushrooms, green part of onions, and the bamboo shoots.

Add to tray. Mix soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and salt.

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in skillet over moderate heat, add all the nuts, and cook 1 minute shaking the pan, toasting the nuts lightly.

Remove and reserve. Pour remaining oil in pan, fry chicken quickly, turning often until it looks opaque.

Lower heat to low. Add pea pods, mushrooms, and broth. Cover and cook slowly for 2 minutes.

Remove cover, add soy sauce mixture, bamboo shoots, and cook until thickened, stirring constantly.

Simmer uncovered a bit more and add green onions and nuts and serve immediately. Serves 4.

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