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delicious cashew.chicken

delicious cashew.chicken

In this delicious cashew.chicken the main role is for the tasty golden brown baked cashew nuts. The sweet&sour marinated chicken excels as supporting act.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2 persons


  • wok


  • 400 gram chicken cubes
  • 120 gram cashew nuts
  • 1 spring onion
  • chili flakes

for the marinade

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • black pepper

for the sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
  • 50 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar


  • Marinate the chicken cubes in the soy sauce and the sesame oil. Season with black pepper.
  • Heat some neutral oil in a wok. When it is hot, fry the cashew nuts until they turn golden brown. Then put them aside.
  • Put some oil in the wok again, and fry the marinated chicken cubes until golden brown. Sprinkle with some chili flakes if you like to have them a little spicy.
  • When the chicken is fried on all sides, add water and the different sauces: soy sauce, chili sauce, oyster sauce and rice vinegar. Mix everything well together and then add the dissolved corn starch.
  • Simmer the chicken in the sauce for another 5 minutes until it has reduced and thickened.
  • Serve with basmati rice and finish with a spring onion.
Keyword asian, cashew, chicken, nuts