If there is one cuisine, we Indians love besides Indian, is Chinese! We love Chinese food so much that now it has been incorporated into our street food. Honey chilli potato, chilli chicken, chilli paneer, fried rice are just some of the delicious dishes from this cuisine that have become street food staples! The tantalising spicy flavour of Chinese food reminds us of the spiciness of Indian food, making us love it even more. Today, we have found another scrumptious Chinese dish that will expose your palate to the vibrant flavours of this delicious cuisine – cashew chicken. Once you have a bite of this spicy cashew chicken, you would want to add this to your party food menu!
Unlike most Chinese recipes, this stir-fried dish doesn’t require the deep frying of the chicken separately. All you need to do is cook together the chicken, the vegetables, sauces and cashews together. Cashew chicken will give a unique nutty and spicy flavour to the chicken, making it taste absolutely delicious!
Place a wok on heat. Sauté chopped garlic in oil till it is light brown. Add the onions, red capsicum, green capsicum and whole red chillies, stir well. Add the chopped chicken and pour in all the sauce – fish sauce, oyster sauce and lemon juice. Next, add spring onions, cashew nuts, tomatoes, ripe mango, black pepper and all the mushrooms. Season it with salt according to taste. Once the chicken is completely cooked, the cashew chicken is ready!
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Serve this cashew chicken with veg fried rice or hakka noodles to make a complete party meal.
Sounds easy, right?! Make this delicious cashew chicken at home and impress your friends with your culinary skills. Do tell us in the comments section how you liked this Chinese recipe.