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Szechwan Cashew Chicken

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Category: Poultry, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Whole chicken breasts
  • (about 2 lbs), boned and
  • Skinned
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 ts Thin soy sauce
  • 1/4 ts White pepper
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 1 cn (8 1/2 oz.) sliced bamboo
  • Shoots, drained
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 1 tb Cold water
  • 1 tb Thin soy sauce
  • 2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1 c Raw cashews
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1 ts Ginger root chopped fine
  • 1 tb Hoisin sauce
  • 2 ts Chili paste
  • 1/4 c Chicken broth
  • 2 tb Green onion tops, chopped
  • 1 Egg


SZECHWAN CASHEW CHICKEN white, cornstarch, soy and white pepper in bowl and
stir in chicken. Marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Cut bell pepper into same sized pieces as chicken. Cut bamboo shoots into
3/4 inch lengths. Mix cornstarch, water and soy, set aside.

Heat wok very hot, add and swirl to coat 2 T. oil. Add cashews, stir fry 1
minute or until light brown. Remove & drain on paper, sprinkle w. salt. Add
chicken to wok, stir fry until white, remove.

Add 2 T. oil and swirl to coat wok; add onion & ginger; stir fry until
ginger is light brown. Return chicken to wok, stir; add bell pepper, stir,
add bamboo shoots, stir. Add Hoisin sauce & chili paste; stir 1 minute. Add
chicken broth and bring to boil. Add cornstarch, water, soy sauce mixture;
cook stirring about 20 seconds or until thickened. Return cashews, stir and
add green onions.

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