Healthy Cashew Chicken + Recipe VIDEO (Meal Prep)
Healthy Cashew Chicken + Recipe VIDEO (Meal Prep)
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  • Summary

    Healthy Cashew Chicken - an easy 25 minute healthier and gluten free version of the popular classic Chinese takeout dish.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 lb chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
    • sea salt and black pepper as needed
    • 1 tablespoon tapioca or arrowroot starch (or cornstarch)
    • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or olive oil)
    • 4 cups broccoli florets
    • 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized chunks
    • 3/4 cup roasted, unsalted cashews
    • Sauce and Marinade
    • 6 tablespoons gluten free tamari (or low sodium-soy sauce or coconut aminos for paleo version)
    • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce (use gluten free if necessary or make your own paleo
    • 3/4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons honey (use raw for paleo)
    • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons tapioca or arrowstarch (or cornstarch)
    • 1/2 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/2 cup water, plus more as needed to thin out sauce
    • Optional
    • red pepper chili flakes
    • toasted sesame seeds
    • 1 green onion, sliced thinly
    • For meal prep
    • Cooked rice, quinoa or noodles
    • Lunch containers

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 308 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.51%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.71%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.04%
    • Sodium: 2508 mg 104.48%
    • Calcium: 92 mg 9.24%
    • Potassium: 77 mg 2.2%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.5%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 28.64%
    • Vitamin C 194.12%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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