Try this Cashew Chicken stir fry. It is probably our favorite go-to dinner. It is so delicious!
5 Smart Points – 2 without the rice
This 5 SP meal is one of our favorite dinners. This is NOT low sodium but you can use lower sodium ingredients if needed. This is one of our favorite meals. If you try it out, let us know what YOU think 😀
- 1 Chicken Breast
- 1 5 oz can Water Chestnuts (Sliced or slivers)
- 1/4 cup Cashews (Crushed)
- 1 Medium Onion
- 1 cup Carrots (Chopped or diced)
- 1/2 Bell Pepper (Chopped or in strips)
- 2 Tbs Corn Starch
- 1 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
- 1 tsp Sesame Oil
- 1 Tbs Hoisin Sauce
- 1 Tbs Low Sodium Soy Sauce
- 2 tsp Garlic (minced)
- 1/2 tsp Ginger
- 1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (More if you like spicy)
- 1 Tbs Better Than Bouillon - Chicken Base
Add oil to hot pan (med high heat)
Add chicken, onions, peppers and carrots.
Cook for about 8-10 min or until the chicken starts to brown a little.
Add 1/2 cup chicken broth along with Hoisin, water chestnuts, cashews, chicken base, garlic, pepper flakes. (Everything
Add 1/4 cup broth and the corn starch to a baggie. Set the baggie aside.
Boil to reduce the sauce. (About 10 min.)
Stir occasionally until only a little sauce remains. But be careful not let it dry out and burn.
Once reduced, add the remaining 3/4 cup chicken broth.
Bring back to boil
Mix up cornstarch mixture. Pour into pan to thicken the sauce.
Serve over 1/2 C cooked rice.
If you want to save points and leave out the rice, just reduce a bit before adding the cornstarch mix so you have less (and thicker) sauce.