Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

healthy cashew chicken stir fry recipe

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Calories 515 kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs fat trimmed & cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tbsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 oz unsalted roasted cashews
  • 14 oz. cooked white rice could also use cauliflower rice
  • 2 green onion, sliced
  • 1 red chili, sliced (optional)

For the sauce:

  • 4 tbsp water
  • 4 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves


  • Place the sauce ingredients into a jar or bowl, stir to combine and set aside.
  • Place the chicken into a large bowl, season with 2-3 tablespoons of the sauce and the white pepper. Mix to combine, cover the bowl and set aside to marinate for 20 minutes.
  • Add the cornstarch to the remaining sauce, mix well, and set aside.
  • When ready to cook, add the coconut oil to a large skillet and place over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper and onion to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes. Next add the chicken and cook for 7-8minutes. Now reduce the heat to medium, and add the remaining sauce, stir continuously to warm the sauce.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and mix through the cashews. Serve immediately with the cooked rice, garnished with green onions and the optional red chili.


Cal 515   Fat 15   Carbs 53   Protein 42   Fiber 3
Keyword cashew, chicken, rice, stir-fry