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Cashew Chicken Stir Fry
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Cashew Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

These Cashew Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are a delicious, healthy lunch idea that comes together in one pan with a simple Asian-inspired sauce!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Stir Fry
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: cashew chicken, honey, sesame oil, soy sauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 333kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breasts, diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced in half
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cashews

Stir fry sauce

  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


  • In a large bowl, season chicken with salt & pepper, then toss with cornstarch. Meanwhile, mix the stir fry sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over med-high heat. Add carrots and mushrooms to skillet, cooking for 5 minutes until carrots soften and mushrooms release juices. Add chicken and saute for another 5 minutes until browned, stirring often.
  • Add onion, green pepper and red pepper to the skillet, sauteeing another 2-3 minutes, then add sauce, cooking for 2-3 more minutes until sauce thickens.
  • Stir in cashews, then remove from heat. Serve garnished with sesame seeds (optional), and enjoy!



Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 828mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 3623IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg