Quick and Easy Cashew Chicken Recipe -better than takeout Asian chicken with cashew and vegetables in one delicious sauce! Quick, easy and flavorful!
Heat up oil in a saucepan. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until done.
In a measuring cup or small mixing bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, vinegar, minced garlic, chili sauce, ginger and cornstarch. Set aside.
Add chopped pepper and cashews to chicken. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add edamame beans. Stir.
Add sauce to chicken and cook until the sauce thickens, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
Serve cashew chicken with steamed broccoli.
I tested this recipe with lemon juice and apple cider vinegar and both work great. Use what you have on hand.
You can skip edamame beans or sub with a vegetable of choice.
If you are missing the rice or want to turn this dish into a rice bowl but keep it grain-free - check out my recipe for Cauliflower Rice.