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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?

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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


Stage 1 - 1 min.
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Pour 6 tablespoons oil into a pan on medium heat. When hot, add 50 g cashew nuts.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Fry the cashew nuts until lightly browned, stirring frequently...

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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...then drain them and save the cooking oil for later.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Prepare 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.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Pour 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.

Stage 6 - 7 min.
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Still 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.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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When nicely browned, pour in the sauce...

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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...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).

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Leave the sauce to reduce a little, stirring frequently.

Stage 10
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Serve 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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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