Daily Archives: March 29, 2010

Food Monday ~ Lemon & cashew chicken

Lemon & cashew chicken
Serves 4

3 chicken breasts cut in strips
1 tablespoon of cornflour
juice of one lemon
1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
bunch of spring onions, trimmed and sliced
3ozs cashew nuts
300g straight to wok noodles.
small handful of basil leaves

Dust the chicken strips in cornflour and sprinkle with half the lemon juice.  Heat the oil in a wok and add the chicken.  Cook for 2 minutes then add the spring onions and cashew nuts and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes, stirring all the time until the chicken is almost cooked.  Add the noodles and stir through to break them up.  Pour over the remaining lemon juice and add the basil and mix well.  Keep stirring until the chicken is cooked through and the noodles are hot.  Season with freshly ground black pepper and serve immediately.