Stir-Fried Chicken & Broccoli with Cashews Recipe

Looking for an easy Stir-fried chicken & broccoli with cashews recipe? Learn how to make Stir-fried chicken & broccoli with cashews using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by quiltincats

Makes 6 servings



Lots of prep, but worth it. Great taste.

Recipe Ingredients for Stir-fried chicken & broccoli with cashews

1 1/4 lbs chicken breast, boneless. cut 1/4 inch thick strips
6 tbsp tamari, low sodium
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp honey
4 cups broccoli
2 tsp arrowroot
1 tbsp garlic
1/2 cup scallion
1 tbsp dark sesame oil
1 tsp red chili paste
1/2 cup cashews, unsalted
3 tbsp light sesame oil
2 tsp ginger, minced

Recipe Directions for Stir-fried chicken & broccoli with cashews

  1. Place the strips of chicken in a large bowl.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the tamari, rice vinegar, honey, dark sesame oil, and red chili paste. Pour over the chicken. Cover & refrigerate for 3 minutes, or up to 2 hours.

  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop in the broccoli and cook for 1 minute. Drain, and place in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain the broccoli and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  4. Toast the cashews in a small skillet over medium-low heat for 4 to 5 minutes, turning frequently, until lightly colored. When toasted, remove the nuts to a plate to cool.

  5. Pour the excess marinade off the chicken into a small bowl. Stir in the arrowroot and set aside.

  6. Heat the light sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring quickly and constantly, for 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

  7. Add the garlic and ginger and cook, stirring quickly and constantly, for 30 seconds. Add the broccoli and chicken and cook, stirring quickly and constantly, for about 2 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Add the scallions and the marinade. Cook for about 1 minute, until thickened. Add the toasted cashews and stir to combine and heat through.

  8. Transfer to a platter and serve with steamed brown rice.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Asian, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 209.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
349
Calories from Fat
164
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.2g
28%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
1106mg
46%
Potassium
571mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
11.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
35.1g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 91%
Calcium 6% Iron 16%
* 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
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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