Chicken stir-fry with cashews and chili is a quick and easy recipe that bursts with flavour. A stir-fry is not so speedy if you have to chop up heaps of vegetables, so we've just gone for onions, chilies and peppers to give the chicken some real oomph.
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- 7 ounces dried egg noodles
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 2 small onions, thinly sliced
- 2 red chilies, deseeded and finely chopped
- 1 red pepper, cored and sliced
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced
- 4 ounces cashew nuts, roasted
- 2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
- 1Place the egg noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water and cook for 3 minutes until tender. Drain, run under cold water and set aside.
- 2Heat a large frying pan or a wok until hot, then add the groundnut oil, onions, chilies and red pepper and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- 3Place the chicken in the pan and cook for 4 minutes or until cooked through and golden.
- 4Add the nuts, Thai fish sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice, onion mixture and noodles to the pan.
- 5Stir thoroughly and cook for 4 minutes or until heated through, stirring continually. Stir in the cilantro and serve immediately.
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Nutritional Facts for Chicken Stir-Fry With Cashews and Chili
Serving Size: 1 (286 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 554.4
- Calories from Fat 211
- Total Fat 23.5 g
- Saturated Fat 4.6 g
- Cholesterol 93.2 mg
- Sodium 1452.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 53.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
- Sugars 6.9 g
- Protein 34.3 g