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Chicken stir fry with cashew nuts

Total Time
40 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Dine in at home with this delicious Chinese inspired stir fry that can be prepped and cooked in 40 minutes.
Ingredients

Sunflower Oil

2 teaspoons

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Chicken breast, skinless, raw

500 g, excess fat trimmed, cut into 2cm cubes

Vegetable stock cube(s)

2 cube(s), dissolved in 300ml hot water

Soy Sauce

2 tablespoons

Celery, cooked

2 stick(s), trimmed, finely chopped250g bamboo shoots, canned and drained

Bamboo shoots

250 g

Water Chestnuts

250 g, canned, drained

Cornflour

1½ tablespoons, level

Easy cook white rice, boiled

320 g, kept warm

Cashew Nuts

50 g, roasted

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add chicken and stir-fry for 4 minutes or until brown.
  2. Add 240ml stock, soy sauce, celery, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts and bring to the boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Dissolve cornflour in remaining stock. Add cornflour mixture to wok. Simmer, stirring, until sauce thickens. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Divide rice among dishes. Spoon chicken mixture onto rice and sprinkle with cashews.
Notes
Swap the rice for brown rice if preferred. Just follow cooking instructions accordingly.

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