"Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all."--Harriet van Horne

Cashew Chicken Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Cashew Chicken, by , is from The Allen Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor & Dale Mueller
Added: Friday, April 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 whole chicken breasts
lb pea pods or 2 packages frozen pea pods (partially thawed)
lb mushrooms
4 green onions
1 can (15 oz) bamboo shoots, drained
1 tablespoon chicken stock base dissolved in 1 cup water or 1 cup chicken stock
cup soy sauce
2 tablespoon cornstarch
teaspoon sugar
teaspoon salt
2 tbsp oil
1 4 oz package cashew nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Bone chicken breasts and remove skin. Slice into 1/4 inch thick slices; then cut into 1 inch squares. Remove ends and strings from fresh pea pods. Wash and slice mushrooms. Cut green onions into 1 inch lengths (green part) and 1/4 inch slices (white part). Slice bamboo shoots. Mix together soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar and salt. To cook: heat 1 tablespoon of oil at 350, add nuts and cook 1 minute until lightly toasted. Remove from pan and set aside. Add remaining oil to pan, add chicken. Cook quickly until opaque. Add peas, mushrooms and broth. Cover. Simmer 2 minutes. Add bamboo shoots and soy sauce mixture. Stir until thickened. Simmer 1 minute. Then add green onions and nuts.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Almonds may be substituted for the cashews.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

168W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!