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Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts

Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts

This Thai-inspired recipe combines diced chicken with cashew nuts, spring onions, herbs and a lime-soy sauce.

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Last modified on: June 21th 2015

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
6 min.18 min.24 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #1Pour 6 tablespoons oil into a pan on medium heat. When hot, add 50 g cashew nuts. 1 min.
2 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #2Fry the cashew nuts until lightly browned, stirring frequently... 3 min.
3 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #3...then drain them and save the cooking oil for later.

Set aside.
1 min.
4 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #4Prepare the sauce by mixing 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar and 1 tablespoon Vietnamese fish sauce (nuoc mam).

If you enjoy spicy flavours, add some chilli to suit your own taste.
2 min.
5 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #5Pour 2 tablespoonsful of the cooking oil from the cashew nuts back into the same pan on medium heat. Add the chopped 2 spring onions (scallions) and 1 garlic clove and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Set aside.
3 min.
6 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #6Still using the same pan on medium heat, use 2 more tablespoonsful of the cashew nut cooking oil to fry 350 g chicken breast, cut into small dice. 7 min.
7 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #7When nicely browned, pour in the sauce... 1 min.
8 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #8...the cashew nuts, onion, garlic and the herbs of your choice. Try if possible to include some lemon balm, it's important for that "Thai" flavour). 1 min.
9 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #9Leave the sauce to reduce a little, stirring frequently. 5 min.
10 Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts : Photo of step #10Serve on a bed of plain white rice.

Remarks

If there is not enough oil left from cooking the cashew nuts, just use plain oil.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
176586 gr50 gr136 gr
88 %33 %5 %21 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
21410 gr6 gr16 gr
11 %4 %1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
44121 gr12 gr33 gr
22 %8 %1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 6.78 €
Per person : 1.70 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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