Cashew Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry
Author: Allie
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 40 mins
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast cut into ½" cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 bunches broccoli , touch stems trimmed and cut into pieces
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon peeled fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup oyster sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • ¼ cup toasted cashews
  1. Bring pot of water to a boil
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Toss the chicken with the cornstarch and ½ teaspoon salt. Cook in batches until well browned on all sides but not cooked through. (5-6 minutes). Transfer chicken to a plate.
  3. Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook until crisp and tender ( 2 minutes). Drain and rinse under cold water
  4. Reduce heat to medium. In a saucepan add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the skillet. Add the scallions, garlic, ginger and pepper until slightly soft (2-3 minutes). Add the broccoli and stir fry 2 more minutes.
  5. Add the oyster sauce, toasted cashews, chicken and 2 tablespoons water to the skillet. Cook, tossing frequently until the chicken is cooked through and everything is coated with the sauce.
  6. Serve over brown rice (optional)
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