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Cashew Chicken and Broccoli

cashew chicken and broccoli Entree
Cashew Chicken and Broccoli
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Fresh ginger gives a boost to this scrumptious one-skillet supper.

Updated January 31, 2010
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 1
    cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 3
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2
    teaspoons grated gingerroot
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon sesame oil, if desired
  • 1
    lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3/4
    cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3
    cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2
    green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
  • 1
    cup salted roasted cashews

Steps

  • 1
    Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix soy sauce, gingerroot, sugar and sesame oil. Stir in chicken until coated; let stand 15 minutes to marinate.
  • 3
    In small bowl, stir 1/4 cup of the broth and the cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved; set aside.
  • 4
    In 12-inch skillet, heat vegetable oil over high heat. Remove chicken from marinade and add to heated oil in skillet; reserve any remaining marinade. Cook chicken about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in center.
  • 5
    Stir broccoli and remaining 1/2 cup broth into chicken in skillet; cover and cook 1 minute. Stir in onions and cashews.
  • 6
    Stir reserved marinade into cornstarch mixture. Stir into chicken mixture; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly. Serve over rice.

  • Look for jars of grated gingerroot in water in the produce section. The fresh flavor and convenience can’t be beat.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
1590mg
66%
Potassium
750mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
4g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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