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Spicy Hoisin Chicken and Cashew Stir-Fry

Spicy Hoisin Chicken and Cashew Stir-Fry

For a fast, healthful and complete meal, serve this over fast cooking brown rice or white rice.


4 Servings


1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
2 tablespoons dry sherry, divided
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided
2 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
2 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce
2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
1 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 cups broccoli florets
1/3 cup dry roasted cashew halves
1/2 cup chopped green onions


  1. Combine the chicken, 1 tablespoon of the sherry, 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon of the cornstarch in a bowl. Combine the remaining sherry, soy sauce, cornstarch, chicken broth, hoisin sauce, and chili-garlic sauce in a separate bowl.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high.. Add the chicken and stir-fry until browned and cooked through, about 6 minutes; transfer to a bowl. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the skillet; add the onion and ginger and stir-fry 1 minute. Add the red bell pepper and stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in the broccoli florets and stir-fry 1 minute. Add the reserved chicken mixture and cashews and stir-fry 1 minute. Stir the chicken broth mixture and add to the skillet. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Stir in the green onions and remove from the heat.

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