Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry


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Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

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This perfectly spiced chicken stir-fry is filled with crunchy cashews.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
1 tsp. plus 2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
3 c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts riced cauliflower
2 tbsp. water
5 clove(s) Hy-Vee Short Cuts garlic, minced
2 tbsp. hoisin sauce
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee less-sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
¾ tsp. Hy-Vee Sriracha sauce
1 lbs. Hy-Vee True boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
2 c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts julienne bell pepper strips
½ red onion, sliced
½ c. Hy-Vee canned sliced water chestnuts, drained
½ c. Hy-Vee lightly salted cashew halves and pieces, plus additional for garnish
Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
Limes, cut into wedges, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Large nonstick skillet with lid
  • Small bowl
  • Meat thermometer


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add riced cauliflower; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add water; stir to combine. Cover and cook over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from skillet; keep warm and wipe skillet clean.

  2. Combine garlic, hoisin, soy sauce, ginger, and Sriracha in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook through (165 degrees), stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet.

  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers, onion, and water chestnuts. Stir-fry for 5 minute or until crisp-tender.

  5. Return chicken to skillet. Add sauce mixture and 1/2 cup cashews. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve over riced cauliflower.  Garnish with additional cashews and cilantro, if desired. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition facts


360 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Sodium: 630mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Protein: 31g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 4%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 15%

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Balance January 2019