Asian Chicken Stir Fry with Sweet Basil and Cashew Nuts

Asian Chicken Stir Fry with Sweet Basil and Cashew Nuts

chicken stir fry recipe

chicken stir fry recipe

Asian Chicken Stir Fry with Sweet Basil and Cashew Nuts

Recipe Type: Entree

Cuisine: Asian

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 5 mins

Total time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

This healthy and quick stir fry has all the best flavor profiles, sweet, spicy, and salty. The sweet basil and five spice really adds a delicious flavor.

Ingredients

  • 500g sliced chicken breast
  • 1 red pepper
  • 100g green beans cut in half length ways
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 – 3 large cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 3 birds eye red chillies sliced (use less for less heat)
  • 1full tsp five spice powder
  • handful cashew nuts
  • handful fresh basil (Thai basil if you can get it)
  • 2 tbsp sunflower / vegetable oil

 

  • Sauce
  • 3tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp Rowse Chinese honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • small pinch pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat Wok or a large frying pan and add 2 tbsp of oil
  2. Add the chopped garlic first as this flavors the oil
  3. Then the chicken, five spice, chilies and cashew nuts
  4. Stir fry this until the chicken has turned white and is half way cooked through
  5. This should take 2 – 3 minutes.
  6. Next add the beans, onions and peppers and stir fry for another couple of minutes
  7. Combine all the sauce ingredients together in a cup or small bowl
  8. Pour into the stir fry
  9. Continue cooking for another minute and then take off the heat, add the basil in at the end
  10. Serve this on a bed of steamed white rice

 

 

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