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Hot Pepper Chicken with Cashews

Hot Pepper Chicken

We are spicing up things today with this recipe, thanks to the hot peppers. Did  you know that besides giving a “punch” to your meals, they are beneficial to your health? You can check their benefits here.

This recipe is very easy to follow and quick to make, perfect of dinner or lunch. You may serve it alone or complement it with steamed white rice.

Ingredients

2 tbsp oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 onion

4 hot peppers, sliced and seeds removed

1/2 cup (60g) roasted cashew nuts

230g chicken breasts, cut into cubes

1 scallion

1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp fish sauce

1 tsp cornstarch (corn flour)

2 tbsp water

Serves: 4

Directions

Place a wok (or frying pan) in medium heat and drizzle the oil. When it is hot enough, add the garlic, onion and hot peppers and cook until onion is becoming tender. Incorporate the chicken and toss often until cooked through. Add the cashews and stir.

In the meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the sauces with the cornstarch and water; mix well. Pour the sauce into the pan and stir until it becomes thickened.

Serve immediately and sprinkle with chopped scallion.

Source: Adapted from Rasa Malaysia.