Pineapple-Cashew Chicken

A salty liquid made from fermented fish, fish sauce is a staple ingredient in Southeast Asian cooking. If fish sauce is unavailable, substitute 1 tablespoon of soy sauce.

Serves: 3Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 3

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. red curry paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple

Directions

  • Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a wok or heavy skillet. Add the red curry paste and the garlic. Stir-fry until the garlic is aromatic. Add the chicken and stir-fry on high heat for 4–5 minutes, until the chicken is white and nearly cooked.
  • Add the onions to the pan. Stir-fry for 2 minutes; then stir in the pineapple juice, oyster sauce, and fish sauce. Stir in the scallions and the sugar. Stir in the cashews and pineapple.
  • Continue cooking for another minute to combine all the ingredients and make sure the chicken is cooked through.

Recipe Information

Serves: 3

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. red curry paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple

Directions

  • Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a wok or heavy skillet. Add the red curry paste and the garlic. Stir-fry until the garlic is aromatic. Add the chicken and stir-fry on high heat for 4–5 minutes, until the chicken is white and nearly cooked.
  • Add the onions to the pan. Stir-fry for 2 minutes; then stir in the pineapple juice, oyster sauce, and fish sauce. Stir in the scallions and the sugar. Stir in the cashews and pineapple.
  • Continue cooking for another minute to combine all the ingredients and make sure the chicken is cooked through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories470
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium1340mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars14g
Protein40g