Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

Category: Dinner Ideas

This easy and flavorful stir fry is loaded with tender chicken, crunchy cashews, and plenty of veggies. It's the perfect weeknight dinner recipe.


  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ lb chicken breast(340 g), cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 4 cups broccoli floret(600 g)
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch (2 1/2 cm) pieces
  • ¾ cup raw cashew(95 g)
  • ½ cup water(120 mL)
  • brown rice, to serve


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, season the chicken with salt, pepper, and cornstarch.
  3. Heat a 9.5" fry pan over medium-high heat and add sesame oil.
  4. Add the chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until the chicken begins to brown.
  5. Remove chicken and set aside in a separate bowl.
  6. Add the broccoli and bell peppers, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the chicken, cashews and sauce. Stir together and allow sauce to thicken.
  8. Remove from heat and serve over brown rice.