Chicken with Cashew nuts – LEAH ITSINES

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:

  • 500 grams chicken tenderloins, sliced finely
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small red chilli, diced 
  • 1/4 red capsicum cut into thin strips
  • 4 button mushrooms cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cup of cashew nuts
  • Small handful of Coriander

    Dressing: 
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste
  • 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. Add cashews here and stir through.
  4. Add capsicum and mushrooms while continuing to stir. Add coriander into the pan and cook for a further minute. 
  5. Add fish sauce, lime juice, oyster sauce and chilli paste and continue to stir until the vegetables are cooked.
  6. Serve on a plate, sprinkle with extra cashew nuts and garnish with coriander.
  7. Serve with rice! 

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