Honey-Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry


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Honey-Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

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    Our quickest stir-fry comes together in just 25 minutes and is packed with ingredients you love like honey, cashews, rice, and chicken. Want to see how it's done? Watch this Hy-Vee Healthy You video for step-by-step instructions! 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1 lbs. Hy-Vee boneless chicken breast tenders
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee cornstarch, divided
    ¾ c. Hy-Vee 33%-less-sodium chicken broth
    ½ c. Hy-Vee honey
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee less-sodium soy sauce
    1 tsp. refrigerated ginger paste
    ¼ tsp. sesame oil
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
    7 tsp. Hy-Vee canola oil, divided
    12 oz. Hy-Vee Short Cuts broccoli, cut into bite-size florets
    ¾ c. shredded carrot
    ¾ c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts tricolor pepper strips
    ⅔ c. Hy-Vee whole lightly salted cashews
    Hot cooked rice
    Green onions, sliced, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Small bowl
    • Wok or large nonstick skillet
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Pat chicken dry and cut into 3/4-inch pieces. Toss chicken with 2 tablespoons cornstarch until coated; set aside.

    2. Stir together broth, honey, soy sauce, remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch, ginger paste, sesame oil, and crushed red pepper; set aside.

    3. Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil over medium-high heat in a wok or large nonstick skillet. Stir-fry half of chicken for 2 to 3 minutes or until cooked through (165 degrees). Remove chicken from wok. Repeat with remaining chicken and 2 teaspoons canola oil. 

    4. Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil over medium-high heat. Add broccoli; stir-fry 1 minute. Add remaining 1 teaspoon canola oil, then add carrot and pepper strips; stir-fry 2 minutes more.

    5. Push vegetables to edge of wok. Stir broth mixture and add to center of wok; bring to boil. Stir in chicken and cashews; cook and stir 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Serve over rice. Garnish with green onions, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts


    500 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 20g
    • Cholesterol: 85mg
    • Sodium: 1000mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 51g
    • Protein: 33g

    Daily Values

    Iron 15%
    Calcium 4%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 20%