Sichuan Cashew Chicken

Sichuan Cashew Chicken

Dinner ready in 30 minutes. Enjoy this delicious chicken with vegetables and noodles – a wonderful meal sprinkled with cashew.

Prep Time



Total Time






boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
tablespoon chili or vegetable oil
bag (1 pound) frozen broccoli, carrots and water chestnuts (or other combination)
cup stir-fry sauce
Hot cooked noodles or rice, if desired
cup cashew halves, if desired
  1. Remove fat from chicken. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  2. Add vegetables to skillet; stir-fry about 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in stir- fry sauce; cook and stir about 30 seconds or until heated through.
  3. Cut chicken into 1-inch diagonal slices. Serve chicken with vegetables and noodles. Sprinkle with cashews.
Makes 4 Servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Eating Smart
• Don't assume that dry-roasted nuts are significantly lower in fat and calories than regular roasted nuts. Nuts absorb little oil during roasting. All nuts, whether roasted in oil or not, are high-calorie foods and should be enjoyed in moderation.
Staying Active
• We all struggle to find time to exercise. By limiting TV to a half hour a night (most of us watch far more than that), you free up more time for exercise. You can even stay active while you watch by doing crunches, push-ups and leg lifts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 1020mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.