Recipe type: Main Dish Number of serving: 4 servings Preparation time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ready in: 25 minutes Difficulty: Very Easy Print this page
1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 cloves garlic, minced 8 scallions, sliced, white and green parts separated 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup raw cashews, toasted Salt and pepper, to taste White rice, for serving (optional)
In a medium bowl, toss chicken with cornstarch until chicken is coated. Season with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken, tossing often, for 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and white parts of scallions to the skillet. Continue cooking until chicken is browned, about 3 minutes more. Add vinegar and cook until evaporated, about 30 seconds. Stir in hoisin sauce and 1/4 cup water. Cook and stir until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat. Stir in scallion greens and toasted cashews. Serve immediately over white rice, if desired.