If you are looking for a delicious meal that can be ready and on the table in 20 minutes, be sure to try this amazing Cashew Chicken! It is a family favorite and my kids always also me to make this. It is packed with flavor, protein, and a ton of yummy vegetables!
-1 1/2 lbs chicken breast (cubed)
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-salt and pepper to taste
-1 tablespoon salted butter
-1 large green pepper (sliced)
-1 large red pepper (sliced)
-1 medium onion (sliced)
-1/2 zucchini (sliced)
-1 can water chestnuts (drained and chopped)
-Sugar snap peas or snow peas
-1 cup shredded carrots
-1/3 cup cashews
-1 teaspoon of sesame seeds
-Sriracha sauce to garnish
-4 tablespoons Tamari or soy sauce
-2 tablespoons of honey
-2 teaspoons chili paste
-2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
-2 teaspoon of ginger (grated)
-1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
-On the stovetop heat up the olive oil and add the cubed chicken. Be sure to salt and pepper the chicken. Cook through and set aside.
-While the chicken is cooking add the tamari, honey, chili paste, sesame oil, and ginger in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Then stir in the cornstarch.
-In the same pan that you cooked the chicken add the butter. On low-medium heat add in the peppers, sugar snap peas, and onions. Cook for a couple of minutes and then add in the water chestnuts, shredded carrots, and zucchini. Cook for a few more minutes.
-Then add your chicken back in and pour your sauce all over the chicken and vegetables.
-Stir to combine.
-Add the cashews and let simmer for a few minutes.
-Add the toasted sesame seeds on top and serve over rice.
-If you want a kick of spice add some sriracha sauce on top.
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