Healthy Cashew Chicken Recipe


– 1 1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into cubes – salt and pepper – 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into pieces – 1 large red bell pepper, cut into pieces – 2 c. broccoli florets – 3/4 c. whole cashews or cashew halves



Sauce: – 1/3 c. water – 1/3 c. low sodium soy sauce – 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar – 1 Tbsp. Hoisin sauce – 1 Tbsp. honey – 2 tsp. vegetable oil – 2 tsp. minced garlic – 2 tsp. grated fresh ginger – 1 Tbsp. corn starch


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick baking spray or coconut oil spray and set aside.

Step 2

Trim and cut the chicken breasts into cubes and place on to the baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

Step 3

While the chicken is cooking, (using a clean cutting board and knife), cut the vegetables and set aside in a bowl. Measure out the cashews and set aside.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, whisk together the sauce. Add the water, soy sauce, vinegar, Hoisin sauce, honey, oil, garlic and ginger and whisk together well. Then add the corn starch and whisk well

Step 5

Once chicken has precooked, place the vegetables on the sheet pan with the chicken. Pour the sauce over the top of the chicken and vegetables and toss together well to coat the ingredients. Top with the cashews. Bake for another 10-12 minutes.

Step 6

Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving. Makes a perfect meal prep meal too!