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Ww's Cashew Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy WW's Cashew Chicken recipe? Learn how to make WW's Cashew Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cumin

Makes 4 servings



This is probably one of my favorite recipes from weight watchers.

Recipe Ingredients for WW's Cashew Chicken

2 tsp peanut oil
2 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 pound uncooked oneless, skinless chicken breast, but into 1 inch pieces
1 1/2 cup fat free, reduced sodium chicken broth, divided
2 tbs low-sodium soy sauce, or more to taste
2 medium celery stalks
8 oz canned bamboo shoots, drained
8 oz canned water chestnuts, drained
1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch

Recipe Directions for WW's Cashew Chicken

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add chicken to skillet cook until brown on all sides, stirring frequently, about 4 min.

  2. Add 1cup of broth, soy sauce, celery, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts to chicken and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer untill chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

  3. 3. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/2 cup of broth; add to skillet and simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.

  4. Serve over rice and spoon about 1 cup chicken mixture over rice. Sprinkly with cashews if desired.

  5. Number of Servings: 4

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 393.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
136
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
179mg
7%
Potassium
489mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
25.5g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
3.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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