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Yummy, Skinny Cashew Chicken: You will be the skinny one, the chicken had no choice! Recipe

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This recipe for Yummy, Skinny Cashew Chicken: You will be the skinny one, the chicken had no choice!, by , is from Falcon Park Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracy Hogan Barrand
Added: Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tsp. peanut oil
2 medium garlic cloves minced
1 lb. uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 1/2 c. fat-free chicken broth
2 T. soy sauce
2 medium stalks celery chopped
1 pkg. fresh sugar snap peas (frozen can be used)
1 1/2 T. cornstarch
2 c. cooked rice kept hot
1 1/4 oz. dry roasted cashews chopped (6 T.)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and add to skillet. Cook until browned on all sides, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes. Add 1 cup of broth, soy sauce, celery, and peas. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through about 5 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/2 cup of broth; add to skillet and simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly about 1 minute.
To serve, divide rice among 4 shallow dishes. Spoon chicken mixture onto rice and sprinkle with cashews.
Serves 4.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
8 points per serving for Weight Watchers

 

 

 

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