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    Cashew Chicken


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    Recipe Introduction


    Was | 11 POINTS
    Now | 8 POINTS
    Servings | 4
    Preparation Time | 25 min
    Cooking Time | 12 min
    Level of Difficulty | Moderate

    main meals | This Chinese restaurant staple gets a lot of its sky-high POINTSŪ from oil. We lightened it significantly but kept all its flavor and great crunch.

    List of Ingredients




    2 tsp peanut oil
    2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
    1/2 tsp table salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper
    1 pound uncooked chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
    1 1/2 cup canned chicken broth, reduced-sodium
    2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
    2 medium stalk celery, chopped
    8 oz canned bamboo shoots, drained
    8 oz canned water chestnuts, sliced, drained
    1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
    2 cup cooked white rice, kept hot
    1 3/4 oz dry-roasted cashews, chopped (about 6 Tbsp)

    Recipe



    1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and add to the skillet. Cook until browned on all sides, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes.
    2. Add 1 cup of broth, soy sauce, celery, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts to chicken and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
    3. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/2 cup of broth. Add cornstarch mixture to skillet and simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.
    4. To serve, divide rice among 4 shallow dishes. Spoon chicken mixture onto rice and sprinkle with cashews. Yields about 1 cup of chicken, 1/2 cup of rice and 1 1/2 tablespoons of cashews per serving.

 

 

 


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