Spicy Chicken with Cashews

  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups diced chicken breast, skinless

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 cup cornstarch

Oil for frying

1/4 cup peanut oil

1 cup unsalted cashews

2 dried red peppers

1/2 pound Chinese Long Beans, blanched

Directions

  1. Season the chicken and cornstarch with salt and pepper. Dredge the chicken in the cornstarch, coating completely. Fry the chicken until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a large saute pan, heat the oil. When the oil is hot, add the cashews. Season with salt and pepper. Pan-fry until golden, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the peppers and beans. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Toss the chicken and cashew mixture together. Mound in the center of a large platter and serve.