Szechuan Cashew Chicken

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Recipe by Northwest Lynnie

This dish has a wonderful, authentic taste, and is spicy. It's easy to make if you have all ingredients prepped and ready in bowls before you begin cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl and stir in the chicken pieces to coat.
  2. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes;drain.
  3. Pour 3 Tbsp peanut oil into a very large skillet or wok.
  4. Heat to medium high.
  5. Stir-fry the chicken in the oil in 3 to 4 batches, until lightly browned; remove to a plate or bowl and sprinkle generously with garlic powder.
  6. Wipe out skillet or wok with a paper towel.
  7. Add remaining 3 Tbsp oil to wok or skillet, and stir-fry the vegetables, crushed red pepper flakes, and ginger together for about 4 minutes.
  8. Add chicken to the skillet.
  9. Combine sauce ingredients and pour over chicken and vegetables.
  10. Cook and stir over medium heat until sauce is thickened.
  11. Mix in cashews.
  12. Serve immediately with rice.
  13. Preparation time is cooking time.

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