Chicken with cashew nuts – Thailand

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Chicken with cashew nut – My one true addiction

This very special and absolutely delicious recipe comes from the list of secrets that “Thai secret cooking school” agreed to share with me last week. More secrets/portrait/info to come in the coming days, stay tuned.

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Ingredients :

  • 50 g chicken thigh cut into bite size pieces
  • 25 ml chicken broth or water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 or 2 dried chilies cut into pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 medium onion cut into pieces
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (or green or yellow) cut into bite size chunks
  • 25 g carrot thinly sliced
  • 25 g baby corn cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 or 2 spring onion cut into thirds


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Preparation :

  • In a wok :
    • Fry the cashew nuts in vegetable oil until golden brown, store them on a plate.
    • Heat the vegetable oil and put the dried chili and garlic. Stir fry over medium high heat until fragrant “about 20 seconds”.
    • Add chicken and stir until chicken is cooked half way.
    • Add remaining ingredients except srping onions and cashew nutsSeason with oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar and water.
    • Continue stir frying for about 1 minute, add the spring onions, cashew nuts and stir fry for another 15 seconds then turn the heat off.
    • Serve with Thai jasmine rice.

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