Prepare chicken by cutting it into thin 1 inch pieces, while trimming off any excess fat.
Prepare broccoli by cutting stalks into florets. Drain water chestnuts from the can.
Place a pan over medium heat. Add coconut oil and garlic. When oil is melted, add chicken. Cook about 5-6 minutes until pieces are cooked through. In a separate small bowl, mix together the corn starch and water and set aside.
While chicken is cooking, blend together all the sauce ingredients.
Add the sauce to the pan. Then add the cornstarch mixture. Stir everything in the pan together to thicken up the sauce.
Once sauce is mixed together, stir in the broccoli, cashews and water chestnuts. Cook additional 5 minutes, until broccoli is heated through.
Serve with cooked rice or quinoa.**
*Can sub peanut butter if you don't have cashew butter on hand.**Cooking quinoa is not part of this recipe, but it is easy to do in 15 minutes.Nutritional information does not include rice or quinoa.
Serving Size1.33 cups
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat19 g
Saturated Fat8.1 g
Unsaturated Fat9 g
Total Carbohydrates30.2 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Recipe by Slim Sanity at https://slimsanity.com/broccoli-cashew-chicken-stir-fry/