Low Carb Cashew Chicken
Low Carb Cashew Chicken, a better than takeout dinner recipe that can be made keto, low carbohydrate, and sugar free diet friendly.
Toast the cashews as indicated above if not yet toasted. Also, cut the chicken into bite sized pieces if not yet cut. Assemble your ingredients to have them ready to add to the skillet.
In a large skillet on high heat, heat the olive oil and then stir in the chicken. Cook the chicken until done (browned without pink etc). Move the chicken around to assure that it has browned evenly all over. You can add salt or pepper to the chicken as it cooks if desired.
Stir in the green pepper, onion, garlic and chili sauce. Allow the ingredient to cook until the onion and garlic appear to start turning translucent (three to five minutes). Make sure that you stir the ingredient often to prevent burning. Next, add in liquid aminos, rice wine vinegar and cashews. Cook for another three to five minutes allowing the liquid to cook down. Remove from the heat and top with the sesame oil, green onions and sesame seeds and serve.
I mentioned that this recipe can be made in a wok. However, you could easily make this recipe in a nonstick skillet .
Also mentioned, this recipe calls for liquid aminos.
Liquid aminos is used as an alternative for soy sauce. Feel free to use actual soy sauce if desired instead.
*Please check the nutritional labels to assure that you are sticking to your diet restrictions for any substitutions used.
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Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used.
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Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 491mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 161IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!