Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken



  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts, chopped into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying
  • 1 cup cashews, halved


  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 1 Tablespoons sriracha
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 cloves of garlic, grated
  • Fresh ginger, grated


  1. Make the sauce: Whisk together all of the sauce ingredients and set aside for later.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch, paprika and salt. Set aside half of this mixture. Mix the other half with the 3/4 cup of cold water to form a loose batter.
  3. Fry the chicken: Heat the oil over medium heat. Coat the chicken pieces in the batter and add into the oil. Fry the chicken pieces for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and add to a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  4. Once the chicken is all fried, add the chicken back into the pan. Add in the sauce and cashews, stir for about 1 minute until the chicken becomes coated.
  5. Serve with favorite side and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Serves 6

Calories per serving: 467

Fat: 20 g

Cholesterol: 55 mg

Carbohydrates: 49 g

Sodium: 900 mg

Fiber: 2 g

Sugars: 14 g

Protein: 24 g