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Cashew Chicken



Y'all - This Cashew Chicken is an easy beautiful recipe you can serve with rice, rice noodles, or even cauliflower rice. It is full of veggies, a delicious low calorie sauce, and very high in protein. You can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs for a much juicier protein - it is a bit higher in fat, but if you want a crowd pleaser, take the substitute, because YUM.

Double this recipe to make a few meals of this for a nice meal prep opportunity! I hope you love this one.


Nutrition Facts: Calories: 390, Carbohydrate: 13 grams, Protein: 48 grams, Fat: 16 grams Servings: 2 Prepping time: 6 min Cooking time: 15 min


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp (14g) coconut oil

  • 10 oz (284g) chicken breast , cut into cubes

  • 1 red or orange bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced

  • 1/2 small onion, sliced

  • 1/8 cup (40g) coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tsp (1g) rice wine vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Dash of ground ginger

  • Dash of red pepper flakes (optional)

  • 1 tsp (1g) honey

  • 2 tbsp (22g) cashews

  • 1 cup (142

Directions

  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  • Mix together the coconut aminos, vinegar, garlic, ginger, honey, and red pepper flakes.

  • Add chicken to the skillet and sauté until 2-3 minutes, flipping occasionally.

  • Add in the bell peppers and onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Add in the coconut amino mixture and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes until the sauce has thickened.

  • Add in cashews a cook for 1-2 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and serve warm over your carb of choice. Calories: 390, Carbohydrate: 13 grams, Protein: 48 grams, Fat: 16 grams servings: 2 prepping time: 6 min cooking time: 15 min

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