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30-Minute Skinny Cashew Chicken - Delicious, lightened-up cashew chicken ready in just 30 minutes! And it's soooo much better than take-out!

30-Minute Skinny Cashew Chicken

30-Minute Skinny Cashew Chicken - Delicious, lightened-up cashew chicken ready in just 30 minutes! And it's soooo much better than take-out!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Calories 335 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless , skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup organic , low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 green bell pepper , seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper , seeded and chopped
  • 1 onion , sliced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted roasted cashews
  • green onion , chopped
  • cooked rice , quinoa, brown rice, or noodles, for serving

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  2. Preheat a wok over high heat.
  3. Heat the olive oil in the preheated pan.
  4. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 7 to 8 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and starts to brown.
  5. In the meantime, whisk together the sesame oil, oyster sauce, soy sauce, chicken stock, cornstarch, garlic and rice vinegar.
  6. Add the bell peppers and onion to the wok and cook for 3 minutes, or until the onion softens and becomes translucent.
  7. Pour the prepared sauce over the chicken and cook for 3 more minutes, or until the sauce begins to thicken.
  8. Add the cashews and green onions and toss everything together.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Serve over rice or noodles immediately.

Recipe Notes

WW Smart Points: 8

Nutrition Facts
30-Minute Skinny Cashew Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 170
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.9g29%
Saturated Fat 3.9g20%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 678mg28%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2.3g9%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 29.5g59%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.