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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!
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30-Minute Skinny Cashew Chicken

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WW Freestyle: 6
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
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
Calories: 335

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 

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