Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken

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Asian Stir-Fry with Cashews & Chicken

A great meal for the whole family, this dish is full of healthy and delicious ingredients everyone will love.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces boneless and skinless chicken breasts sliced into strips
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup peas frozen
  • 3/4 cup roasted peppers sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 4 cups brown rice cooked
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce light, optional tamari
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/3 cup cashews raw

Instructions

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

Nutrition Information

Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 431mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13
Keywords Kid-Friendly

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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2 Comments

  1. 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???

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