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Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Sauce


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 1/2 cup Ketchup
- 4 tsp soya sauce
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 3 tbsp sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil (oriental)
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup chicken broth

Directions:
Directions:
- Combine sauce ingredients and set aside.
 

Cashew Chicken


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- 1/4 tsp sugar
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 whole boneless chicken breasts - skinned and cut into '' cubes
- 1/4 cup oil
- 2 to 3 tbsp minced fresh gingeroot
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 small onion - chopped
- 2 red bell peppers - cut into 1'' triangles
- 2 carrots - sliced diagonally and thinly
- 2 cups snow peas
- 1 1/2 cups cashews

Directions:
Directions:
- In a bowl, combine cornstarch, sugar, and salt. Add chicken and toss.
- Heat wok or frying pan to highest heat. Add oil. Heat to hot butnot smoking.
- Add chicken, ginger, garlic, and onion. Stir until chicken is opaque (about one minute).
- Add peppers and carrots. Stir 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add snow peas and sauce. Cook until it comes to a boil.
- Add cashews and serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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