Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken

Photography by Edward Pond | Food Styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Catherine Doherty

Crunchy cashews, sweet red peppers and succulent chicken make up this stir-fry that's ready in just 25 minutes.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



Whisk together chicken broth, oyster sauce, sugar, cornstarch and vinegar; set aside.

In wok, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry chicken, salt and pepper until golden, about 4 minutes. Transfer to plate.

Add remaining oil to wok; stir-fry red peppers, onions and chili paste for 3 minutes. Return chicken and any juices to wok; stir-fry until no longer pink inside, about 1 minute.

Add cornstarch mixture; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add cashews and green onions; stir-fry for 1 minute.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 675 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 352.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 643 mg
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 22 g


  • Iron 15.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 168.0
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Sweet and Spicy Cashew Chicken