Chicken with Cashew nuts

Everyone loves a good stir-fry and this recipe is super delicious, which is also boyfriend approved (basically the good old chicken & rice haha!).

Ingredients:

  • 400 grams chicken tenderloins, sliced finely
  • 1/2 cup of cashew nuts
  • 1 red onion, finely diced 
  • 1/4 red capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 4 button mushrooms cut into quarters
  • 2 large dry chillies cut into halves
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • coriander for garnishing
  • Juice of half a lime

Directions:

  1. Heat a pan over medium heat and add oil to the pan.
  2. Into the pan, add onion, garlic and chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion becomes translucent. 
  3. Add chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes. 
  4. Add chilli paste and stir in for 30 seconds. 
  5. Add capsicum and mushrooms while continuing to stir.
  6. Add fish sauce, lime juice and oyster sauce and continue to stir until the vegetables are cooked. Add all the cashews! 
  7. Serve on a plate, sprinkle with extra cashew nuts and garnish with coriander.
  8. Serve with rice! 

1 comment

  • Hi Leah, I cooked this tonight for dinner and it was super delicious! Thank you for this great recipe.
    Just one question: when should you add the garlic?
    Thanks!

    Caroline

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