Honey-Glazed Cashew-Chicken Stir-Fry

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 2
Honey-Glazed Cashew-Chicken Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked instant white rice
1
cup water
3/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup honey
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 oz each), cut into thin bite-size strips
1
cup ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise
1
small onion, thinly sliced
1
clove garlic, minced
1
cup frozen sugar snap peas (from 1-lb bag)
1/3
cup whole cashews

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix orange juice, honey, cornstarch and salt until well blended; set aside.
  • 3
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, carrots, onion and garlic; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in sugar snap peas. Cover; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 4
    Stir orange juice mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in cashews. Serve over rice.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Chopped garlic in jars, found in the produce department, is perfect to keep on hand for recipes that call for just a small amount of garlic. Use about 1/2 teaspoon for 1 clove minced garlic.
  • Garnish with wedges of fresh orange on the side.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 1/2 Cups
Calories
870
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
34%
Sodium
1410mg
59%
Potassium
1110mg
32%
Total Carbohydrate
116g
39%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
53g
Protein
49g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
230%
230%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
8
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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