Lemon Cashew Chicken

Ingredients

cup Rice wine or dry Sherry
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 Egg hhite
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon Ground white pepper
1 pound skinless chicken, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons Lemon zest
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
2 teaspoons ginger, minced
3 tablespoons Sugar
1/4 cup Lemjuice
1 cup Chicken stock
1 tablespoon Cornstarch (mixed with water below)
2 tablespoons Water
1 cup cashew nuts, roasted

Preparation

1
Combine 1/2 of the rice wine or sherry, 1/2 of the soy sauce, egg white, cornstarch and white pepper. Toss the chicken in the mixture and marinate for 10 minutes.
2
Combine the remaining white wine, remaining soy sauce, 1/2 of the lemon zest, the garlic and ginger in a bowl. Then mix in the sugar, lemon juice and broth to make a sauce.
3
Heat the oil to 350 degrees and fry the chicken for a couple of minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and drain.
4
Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the lemon zest garlic mix and stir fry for 10 seconds.
5
Add the sauce and bring to a boil. Slowly stir in just enough cornstarch to thicken. Return the chicken to the sauce, add the cashews, and heat.
6
Garnish with the remaining lemon zest and serve.

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kim's picture

Sounds wonderful!

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

February 22, 2010

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