Cashew Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

Looking for an easy Cashew Chicken and Broccoli recipe? Learn how to make Cashew Chicken and Broccoli using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bonnim1949

Makes 4 servings



1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 590(Calories from Fat 210),Total Fat 23g(Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 70mg;Sodium 1590mg;Total Carbohydrate 58g(Dietary Fiber 3g,Sugars 4g),Protein 37g;Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 10.00%;Vitamin C 50.00%;Calcium 8.00%;Iron 30.00%;Exchanges:3 Starch;0 Fruit;1/2 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;1 1/2 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;3 1/2 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:4;*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe Ingredients for Cashew Chicken and Broccoli

1 cup original converted rice
2 oz Regular Soy Sauce
2 tsp Ginger Root
1 tsp Sugars, Granulated
1 1tsp Oil, Sesame
16 oz Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
3/4 cup Chicken Broth
1/10 cup Cornstarch
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 cup, halves and whole Cashew Nuts, Dry Roasted
3 serving Frozen chopped broccoli with nutrition values
2 onions

Recipe Directions for Cashew Chicken and Broccoli

  1. Cook rice in water as directed on package.

  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix soy sauce, gingerroot, sugar and sesame oil. Stir in chicken until coated; let stand 15 minutes to marinate.

  3. In small bowl, stir 1/4 cup of the broth and the cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved; set aside.

  4. In 12-inch skillet, heat vegetable oil over high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and add to heated oil in skillet; reserve any remaining marinade. Cook chicken about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in center.

  5. Stir broccoli and remaining 1/2 cup broth into chicken in skillet; cover and cook 1 minute. Stir in onions and cashews.

  6. Stir reserved marinade into cornstarch mixture. Stir into chicken mixture; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly. Serve over rice.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 380.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
666
Calories from Fat
227
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.2g
39%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
1361mg
57%
Potassium
838mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
62.2g
21%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
48.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 9% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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