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Nutrient-Packed Cashew Chicken Recipe

cashey chicken

Cooking time: 20-30 mins
Yield: 4 Servings

Indulge in a culinary adventure that combines succulent chicken with the rich flavors of cashews in our delightful Cashew Chicken recipe. Bursting with protein, healthy fats, and an array of essential nutrients, this dish is not only a feast for the taste buds but also a nourishing addition to your meal rotation.


  • 1 ½ lb chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons avocado oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce low sodium
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 3 Garlic cloves minced
  •  ¼ Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Hoisen sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup whole unsalted cashews


1.    Cut your chicken breast into one-inch pieces and some salt and pepper.

2.    Toss the chicken with the cornstarch in a ziplock bag.

3.    Add avocado oil to a wok or large skillet over medium high heat. Once the oil gets to the smoking point then add the chicken in a single layer in batches.

4.    Cook each side until golden brown.

5.    In a small bowl whisk the soy sauce, chicken broth, garlic, brown sugar, hoisin and sesame oil. Set aside.

6.    Add to the pan the cashews and the sauce. Toss until the sauce has thickened.

7.    Serve over brown rice and with veggies to have a healthy, balanced plate!