Cashew Chicken

I stood in my kitchen, staring into the fridge, wondering what to do for dinner. I saw chicken breasts and thought of things I could do with it that were different from my usual fare. After a quick browse around the pantry, I decided to make my own Cashew Chicken.


2 Chicken breasts, cut into small pieces

2 cups of flour

1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon of salt

2 teaspoons of oil

Any vegetables you like: I used green beans, carrots and broccoli florets

A handful of cashews

1 teaspoon of fresh, grated ginger (or powdered spice)

2 pressed garlic cloves

1 cup of water

White rice, for a side dish



In a large plastic Ziploc bag, combine the chopped chicken, flour, salt and red pepper flakes. Shake the bag to cover the chicken in flour.

Heat the oil in a wok and cook the chicken until crispy and browned. Remove the chicken.

Stir fry the vegetables in water until soft.

Add the cashews and chicken.

Add a bit more water and let the liquid boil off.

Serve over white rice!


Photo Credit: Elizabeth Adan

PrintBy Elizabeth Adan

Elizabeth Adan is a Freelance Writer, Publicist and Explorer. Aquaberry Bliss is a unique outdoor lifestyle site dedicated to expanding your world and inspiring your creativity. When Elizabeth isn’t traveling, you’ll find her writing, hiking or gardening. Find Elizabeth on Twitter @stillaporcupine and on LinkedIn.

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