Low-Fat Cashew Chicken (Oriental Dish)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Easy and fabulous! Taken out of a Cooking Lite Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cubed (or cut into strips)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger (or 1/2 tsp. ground, but fresh tastes better in this recipe)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 medium red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 13 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 13 cup roasted cashews (or other nuts, if preferred)


  1. Toss chicken and ginger together in a med. bowl.
  2. Heat wok or large skillet over med-high heat. Add oil and heat until oil is hot.
  3. Add chicken and stir-fry 2 minutes.
  4. Add red pepper and continue to cook and stir 4 more minutes.
  5. Whisk cornstarch into teriyaki sauce.
  6. Add to meat mixture, and cook and stir until thick and bubbly.
  7. Stir in cashews and cook just to heat through.
  8. Serve with white rice.
Most Helpful

great! even my 12 year old enjoyed it. thanks you.

Joan H. April 08, 2008

Fabulous! Fast and easy DH and I both loves it. Thank you very much for posting this recipe. :D

seashells63 September 05, 2007