Quicker Than Takeout: A Satisfying Chicken, Cashew, and Lime Stir-FryJanuary 11th, 2016
Lime and chile add freshness to a light stir-fry that comes together in just 10 minutes—perfect for a busy weeknight.
Yield: 1 serving
Total Time: 10 minutes
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced in 2-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 chile pepper, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cup snow peas
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons roasted cashews
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Salt sliced chicken breast and throw into skillet along with minced garlic. Coat with the hot oil and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add chile pepper and snow peas and sauté until chicken is cooked through, about 4 more minutes. Turn off heat and stir in lime juice and cashew nuts. Check for seasoning and serve immediately.
Photo credit: Paul Delmont