Thursday, May 10, 2012

Chinese Cashew chicken

All three of us love Chinese food....It's very flavorful and comforting...Cashew chicken is one of our favorite...It's quick to make and is healthy to eat too...Do give this recipe a try...

All you need is

  • Chicken breast-2
  • Vegetable oil-3 tbsp
  • Ginger-1 inch piece ( finely chopped )
  • Garlic-4-5 cloves ( finely chopped )
  • Onion-1 cup ( cut into small squares )
  • Green capsicum-1 ( cut into small squares )
  • Red bell pepper-1\2 ( cut into small squares )
  • Cashew nuts-1 cup
  • Soya sauce-3 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup-2 tsp
  • Rice wine vinegar-2 tsp
  • Dry red chilies-3-4 ( soak in water for 5-6 minutes and blend in a blender to make a paste )
  • Black pepper powder-1\2 tsp
  • Sesame oil-1\4 tsp
  • Cornflour-1 tbsp
  • Salt-to taste

Method of preparation

Cut chicken breast into small cubes
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok and fry chicken pieces till the chicken is half cooked
remove from the wok and keep aside
In the same wok, add 1 tbsp oil
Add ginger and garlic and fry for 2 minutes
Add onion, red bell pepper and capsicum
Fry for 2 minutes
Add chicken
Add soya sauce, tomato ketchup, rice wine vinegar, red chili paste, black pepper and sesame oil to the wok
In a bowl, add little water and dissolve cornflour in it
Add it to the wok
Add salt
Cook on medium heat till chicken is cooked
Serve hot with some rice


  1. Omg, this dish looks super rich and yummy..Love it.

  2. Beautiful clicks dear..Chicken sounds interesting and mouthwatering.

  3. Wow! You've impressed me with this Asian dish! Happy Mother's Day to u & be sure to head over for a mouth-watering dish + some laughter @ Surprise Mom with A Stalk of Abalone Flower On Mother’s Day! Hope to see u there!

  4. It's one of my favourite dishes and you've presented it beautifully.

  5. Neha, this looks wonderful. I have a really strong urge to pinch that yummy bit of chicken off the plate! Great post.

  6. looks mouth watering, esp the cashews and the presentation its all perfect!


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