Cashew Chicken
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: entree
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Serves: 6
 
A fast, flavorful and light stir fry with a little kick!
Ingredients
  • 2 6 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts cute into 1" cubes
  • 2 tbs. cornstarch
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. canola or grape seed oil
  • 2 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ medium onion, chopped fine
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 sliced red pepper
  • ½ cup dry roasted cashews, unsalted (if you can fine them - I used salted :))
  • 1 tbs. rice vinegar
  • 3 tbs. honey
  • 2 tbs. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbs. Siracha
  • Cooked brown rice
Instructions
  1. Cook rice according to directions.
  2. Combine chicken and the next three ingredients in a bowl; toss to coat.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Add oils.
  5. Add chicken and saute for 4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Increase heat to high and add broccoli and the next 4 ingredients.
  7. Stir fry for 5 minutes until crisp-tender, stirring along the way.
  8. Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
  9. Add vinegar mixture to pan; toss to coat.
  10. Serve over brown rice.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2012/05/17/cashew-chicken/