Cashew Sesame Chicken

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Recipe type: Main Dish
Ingredients
  • Marinade:
  • 2 gloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon rind
  • 1 tsp soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • ½ tsp salt.
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Chicken Coating:
  • 1 C chopped, unsalted dry roasted cashews
  • ½ C sesame seeds
  • ¼ C cornstarch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Apricot Sauce:
  • 1 12 oz. jar apricot jam
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon rind
  • 1 tsp orange rind
  • Vegetable oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Combine all the marinade ingredients and add chicken.
  2. Marinade at least 3 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. Chop cashews finely and mix with sesame seeds.
  4. Add in cornstarch.
  5. Heat oil until about 375 degrees.
  6. Roll chicken in nut mixture and fry in batches until golden brown on both sides.
  7. For dipping sauce combine all the ingredients.
  8. Serve over rice with dipping sauce.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 people

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