Healthy Chinese New Year Recipe: Cashew Chicken

It is less than one month till Chinese New Year, here is one of the healthy yet delicious dishes to be on your table during your family reunion dinner.


  • 500g of diced chicken breast pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into pieces
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into pieces
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, cut into pieces
  • 30g of minced garlic
  • 10g of sliced fresh ginger
  • 60g of water chestnuts
  • 100g of cashews
  • 2 tbsps. of olive oil


  • 1.5 tbsps of sesame oil
  • 3 tbsps of honey
  • 3 tbsps of corn starch
  • 30g of light soy sauce
  • 30g of rice wine vinegar
  • 100g of water


  1. Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat your olive oil in a frying pan, cook chicken breasts for about 5 minutes or till almost well-cooked. Set aside the chicken breast.
  3. Add all the bell peppers into the frying pan and sauté for 3 minutes and then add the garlic and ginger and fry for another minute.
  4. Add the sauce and cook until thicken and add the chicken breasts back into the frying pan.
  5. Add water chestnuts and cashews into the pan and stir-fried it for 3 minutes. Food is ready to be served!

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