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Cashew Chicken

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 5 Tbsp oil
  • dash of red chili pepper flakes
  • 2 green onions minced or chives
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger or 1/2 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/3 C cashews

Instructions

  • Mix together marinade using egg white, cornstarch, oil, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, salt and pepper.
  • Mix in chicken and marinade for 15 minutes up to 60 minutes.
  • In a wok, or frying pan heat 5 Tbsp oil until the oil forms bubbles around a wooden skewer or chopstick when put into the oil.
  • Place chicken in the oil and cook until chicken turns white and is cooked through.
  • Add in soy sauce mixture. Stir to coat chicken and mixture will thicken. Add in cashews
  • Serve over rice and garnish with chopped green onions.