Chinese Dim Sum
Chinese Dish with Fried Vegetables

Chicken with Cashewnut

Chicken with Cashewnut




  • ½ cup of ready roasted cashewnuts
  • 1 pepper (red or green, or other similar type of veg finely cut)
  • 1 pound of chicken breast (lean and boneless)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped or crushed)
  • ½ small onion
  • 3 tbsp oil (veg, peanut or sunflower)
  • 2 tsp of sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp of Hoisin sauce


How to cook

  • If cashewnut is not ready roasted, you could deep fry them in hot oil until golden brown, then leave to dry.
  • Cut onion and pepper into small stripe.  Cut chicken into finger length stripe.
  • Heat wok until hot, add oil and swirl around.  
  • Add onion and garlic, allow to sizzle for a few seconds.  Add pepper and then chicken, stir fry for approx. 2 minutes.
  • Add rice wine, hoisin sauce and a little water, continue to stir-fry until chicken is tender and all the vegetable is thoroughly cooked.
  • Add sesame oil and cashewnut, serve immediately.


Remember safety in the kitchen, never leave heating oil unattended