Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts



I got my first taste of Thailand's chicken with cashew nuts 5 years ago. It was a delight.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts




I didn't know how easy this recipe was until recently. Read on to get my chicken with cashew nuts recipe.


Cooking chicken with cashew nuts involves a lot of flavors. One would expect such, being a Chinese-Thai cuisine and all. It has saltiness, sweetness and a very light spice in one full dish. I hope you'd love, love, love this recipe as much as I do.

Let's start cooking chicken with cashew nuts!

Ingredients in cooking chicken with cashew nuts:
- chicken breast, cut in small pieces
- evaporated or non-fat milk
- flour or cornstarch

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


- cashew nuts (Did you know that eating nuts help with weight loss, too?)
- garlic, crushed
- onions, crushed
- spring green onions, cut
- mushrooms, cut
- green bell pepper
- paprika or dried red long chili

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


- chili sauce

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


- chili oil (vegetable oil is a good alternative)
- oyster sauce
- fish sauce
- brown sugar
- salt and pepper, to taste
- cooking oil

Cooking chicken with cashew nuts.
1. Marinate the chicken in milk for 1 hour. This will make the chicken tender and more juicy. This is an optional step; but I advise you to do it in cooking chicken with cashew nuts.
2. Mix the following in a small bowl:

  • chili sauce
  • chili oil
  • oyster sauce
  • fish sauce
  • brown sugar
Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts



3. Set aside this mixture until needed.
4. Roast or fry the cashew nuts and paprika in a very hot pan.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


5. Set aside the heated nuts.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


6. Coat the marinated chicken with some flour or cornstarch.
7. Using the same pan, heat some cooking oil.
8. Fry the chicken until cooked.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


9. Mix the cooked chicken with the nuts. Set aside.
10. Using the same pan, heat some cooking oil.
11. Saute' the garlic and onions.
12. Add in the mushrooms.
13. Add in the chicken, nuts and paprika.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


14. Lower the heat.
15. Add in the pre-mixed sauce.
16. Mix well until the ingredients blend well together.
17. Add the bell pepper and the spring onions.
18. Taste the dish and add sugar, fish sauce or chili oil according to your preference.
19. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
20. Serve while hot with steamed rice.

Cooking Chicken with Cashew Nuts


Cooking chicken with cashew nuts is easy. I must admit though, that it only requires several ingredients. This dish is often ordered in Thai restaurants. It goes well with a refreshing coconut juice.

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About the Author

I'm Rizza, the accidental blogger. My cooking journey started with an awful adobo dish that even I couldn't eat. Now here I am with more than a hundred tasty and enjoyable recipes. I love sharing my cooking experience and recipes with you. I hope to inspire you with more tasty, quick and easy meals that I have cooked and been cooking for my family. Enjoy and do come back for more!

5 comments:

  1. This one's interesting, especially marinating the chicken with milk. Will definitely try this. And yes, I'll always remember you, my friend (while cooking and eating the chicken, hehe).

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  2. wooohh is this a singaporean dish? looks yummy!

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    1. Hi @carizza! I believe Chicken with cashew nuts is a Thai dish. Probably with Chinese fusion, too. At least, that's what I know. :D

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  3. Wow looks yummy! I want to try this at home. :)

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