Create a tasty, homemade Chinese dish with this 30-Minute Cashew Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe. Made with our Minute® Instant White Rice, it’s easier than it looks!
Whip up this saucy Cashew Sweet and Sour Chicken with Minute® Instant White Rice and enjoy a 30-minute meal that’s bound to satisfy your need for Chinese food. Topped with crunchy cashews, this mix of pineapple, peppers, cherry tomatoes and ginger is a jaw-dropping weeknight meal.
Prepare rice according to package directions; set aside.
Drain pineapple and reserve juice. Mix 1/4 cup juice with cornstarch; set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and brown for 5 minutes.
Add the bell peppers and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
Stir in plain pineapple juice, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic salt, ginger and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.
Add pineapple chunks, tomatoes and cornstarch/juice mixture, Cook until the sauce thickens.
Serve over rice and top with cashews.
Don’t forget the cashews with this sweet and sour chicken recipe. Easy to make, comforting and delicious served over a bowl of hot Minute® Instant White Rice, we love this recipe enough to eat it several times a week!
Before you start cooking your rice, gather all the ingredients. This recipe combines tasty chunks of chicken, succulent pineapple, crunchy bell peppers and cherry tomatoes, to name a few. They get tossed in a sweet and savory mix of ginger, brown sugar and garlic salt.
We use hoisin sauce here to bring all of these tasty flavors together. This Asian sauce is a salty, sweet sauce made from fermented soy beans, vinegar, sugar and other flavorings. It’s usually used as a thick glaze or dipping sauce for meat or as an addition to stir-frys. It’s perfect to balance this Cashew Sweet and Sour Chicken dish with fluffy Minute® Instant White Rice and crunchy cashews.
Want more recipes with hoisin sauce? Check out this Easy Sesame Hoisin Shrimp with Rice and Quinoa or maybe a Chinese Chicken and Rice Salad. You can even add it to other meals like a chicken and rice instant pot recipe.