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Quick cashew chicken recipe

Super quick and delicious authentic cashew chicken recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 people


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts meat, cut in to smaller pieces
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1/4 onion (or couple of small spring onions)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic paste (or thinly chopped garlic)
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch


  • Season the chopped up chicken with salt and pepper.
  • In a large sauce pan heat (on a medium heat) oil with soy sauce and vinegar and mix in the cornstarch.
  • Add the chicken and brown all over for 5-8 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the sauce pan and set aside
  • In the same saucepan mix all the sauce ingredients and add the peppers, onion and garlic. Cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the peppers are cooked through.
  • Stir in the chicken and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Serve with rice and the cashew nuts on top.