Easy Cashew Chicken | Family Cuisine

In this article, we will be making a stir fry. A stir fry is a dish that typically consists of vegetables and meat or seafood cooked in a wok with oil over high heat until the ingredients are crisp-tender and mixed together

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How to make chicekn stir fry

Love quick and easy dinner recipes? This one is for you! This Easy Cashew Chicken takes less than 30 minutes to make and is way better than takeout! Add it to your menu this week! Love chicken? Make sure to check out these 30 Easy Chicken Recipes!

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Cashew Chicken

You guys have to put this Easy Cashew Chicken recipe on your menu this week! It is so easy and is just loaded with flavor! When I say better than takeout, I mean WAY better! And this recipe will take less time to make than ordering and picking up takeout too!

My family loves Chinese food and I have found over the years that making it at home is so much better than takeout. This simple Chinese Cashew Chicken recipe is sure to be a hit with your family, just like it was with mine.

30 Minutes or Less

This easy dinner recipe took less than 30 minutes to make AND my family l-o-v-e-d it! I’m talking, not one piece of rice or chicken left on their plates. That is what I call a success!

Not only is this cashew chicken quicker than takeout, it tastes a whole heck of a lot better too.

stir fry cashew chicken in skillet

What You’ll Need

There are a few specialty items that you may not have in your pantry if you don’t make stir fry all that often. That said, each of these ingredients can be found in the Asian section at your grocery store:

  • hoisin sauce
  • chili garlic sauce
  • chicken broth or water
  • boneless skinless, chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper
  • cornstarch
  • vegetable oil
  • onion
  • garlic cloves
  • rice vinegar
  • green onions
  • unsalted roasted cashews
  • cooked white rice

Special Equipment

  • Now you can obviously use a wok to make this stir fry but a nice wide deep skillet will also do the trick.
  • A garlic mincer comes in handy if you want to cut back on the chopping.
  • Using a whisk makes quick work of the sauce ingredients.

If you like good, fast, eats, this recipe is for you! In fact, I’ve got an entire cookbook today that is all about good, fast, eats and it’s the filled with deliciously amazing recipes just like this one!

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When Amy first told me about her new book, Good Fast Eats, I was so excited! I mean, really, what mom doesn’t want fast and delicious meals for their families? I love this cookbook SO much! It’s filled with amazing recipes, gorgeous photos, and it’s perfectly laid out.


Just last night I served up this Easy Cashew Chicken and Chris immediately requested that this be put in our regular rotation, and then grabbed the book and started marking recipes he wants me to make.

easy cashew chicken recipe with sauce on plate with chopsticks

We served the cashew chicken over some steamed white rice but if you’re feeling energetic, making up some fried rice would also be delish.

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  5. Buttermilk Ranch Oven Fried Chicken

How To Make Cashew Chicken

Originally published October 14, 2016. Updated February 18, 2018.

easy cashew chicken recipe in skillet and on plate

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