Shrimp (or Chicken) with Cashew Nuts

Total Time
30mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
10 mins

This is so easy to prepare and the taste is incredible. I've adapted this recipe from More Long-life Chinese Cooking From Madame Wong and though it calls for deep-frying the shrimp, or chicken, I usually stir-fry it to make it easier and more healthy. I LOVE this recipe!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. Mix shrimp with cornstarch.
  3. Heat oil*.
  4. Deep-fry shrimp (or chicken) until color changes.
  5. Drain.
  6. Remove.
  7. Deep-fry cashews in large strainer until light brown (about 30 seconds).
  8. Drain, Remove.
  9. Reheat 2 T.
  10. oil in wok.
  11. Fry chilies until dark brown.
  12. Add scallion and garlic.
  13. Stir-fry 30 seconds.
  14. Add onion, stir-fry 1 minute.
  15. Add green pepper, stir-fry 30 seconds more.
  16. Remove chilies.
  17. Pour in sauce, bring to a boil.
  18. Add shrimp (or chicken) and nuts.
  19. Mix until shrimp (or chicken) and nuts are glazed.
  20. Removed to serving platter.
  21. Serve over rice.
  22. *You don't HAVE to deep-fry the shrimp and cashews, I usually stir-fry them in 1 T.
  23. oil* I use peanut oil for this recipe.