Chicken and cashew stir-fry

Ingredients 9
Servings 4


  • sunflower oil for stir-frying
  • 1
    small chilli, seeded and chopped
  • 2
    cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 1
    onion, sliced
  • 100
    unsalted cashew nuts
  • 8
    chicken breast fillets, sliced
  • 5
  • 30
    white wine vinegar
  • 125
    fresh basil leaves, sliced


Heat oil in a wok or a heavy-based frying pan. When oil is almost smoking, add chilli and garlic and stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add onion and nuts and stir-fry for a further minute. Add chicken and toss to sear quickly on both sides. Add remaining ingredients, except basil, and stir-fry for about 4 to 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked. Stir in basil and serve immediately with fragrant Thai or jasmine rice.


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