Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken

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Asian Mixed Rice with Cashew & Chicken

There’s no rule regarding which ingredients to add to Asian mixed rice dishes. Think of Asian cooking as an opportunity to revive leftover ingredients. If you think the flavors are complimentary, then experimenting is your next new kitchen adventure.

We are sharing a recipe that has been cooked so many times in our kitchen and has earned a slot in our list of keepers. Try it to see if it becomes a keeper in your kitchen as well!

Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken

Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: | Calories: 439 | Total Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 23 mg | Sodium: 431 mg | Carbohydrates: 68 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 8 g | Protein: 17 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13


  • 1 (5 ounce) chicken breast filet, sliced to strips
  • 2 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3/4 cup roasted peppers, sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce, optional Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup (raw) cashews


  1. Over medium heat, in a large saucepan with extra-virgin olive oil, sautè the chicken until cooked through and golden.
  2. Add the peas and cook for about 7 minutes with the chicken.
  3. Add the pineapple and and roasted peppers. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the rice and mix well with the other ingredients.
  5. Season with the soy sauce, lemon juice, and pepper.
  6. Mix in the cashews.

If you liked this rice recipe, you would also love our other rice dishes:

Asian Coconut Rice with Steamed Vegetables

Easy One-Pot Chicken & Rice Dinner

Greek Chicken Stew with Cauliflower Rice

Slow Cooker Wild Rice Pilaf

Cajun Shrimp with Herbed Brown Rice

Greek Rice Stuffed Peppers

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2 Comments on "Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken"

  1. Nicole  September 12, 2016

    Great recipes! It would be EXTREMELY helpful for those of us who food track to know the measurement of your portion sizes! I’m guessing this is maybe 1.25 cups or so???

    • Kym Votruba  September 13, 2016

      Thanks for the feedback, Nicole! We’re working on getting those added.


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