How to make Chicken With Cashewnuts - Cashewnuts make this chicken dish extra special

This recipe is from the book Best of Chinese Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken With Cashewnuts Recipe Card

Chicken With Cashewnuts

Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken With Cashewnuts Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 400 grams

  • Cashewnuts 3/4 cups

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 10-12 cloves

  • Onion quartered and layers separated 1 medium

  • Carrot thinly sliced 1 medium

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • MSG 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Green capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1 medium


Step 1

Mix the cornflour with one cup of water. Heat the oil in a wok, add the cashewnuts and stir fry briefly. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 2

Add the garlic to the same wok and stir fry briefly. Add the chicken pieces, onion and carrot and continue to stir fry for two to three minutes more.

Step 3

Add the white pepper powder, MSG, salt to taste and stir in the chicken stock. Cook on high heat for two minutes, stirring continuously. Stir in cornflour mixture and capsicum pieces and cook on medium heat for two to three minutes or until the sauce coats the chicken pieces.

Step 4

Add fried cashewnuts, mix well and serve hot.