Diabetic Friendly Cashew Chicken

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Chicken strips in a tangy sauce with cashews and green onions are served over brown rice. This diabetic recipe is a free preview of our Quick-Smart™ Diabetic recipe collection. The complete Diabetic recipe collection is available by subscription onl

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Combine chicken strips, orange juice, and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in a medium bowl; cover and chill 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add cashews; cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds. Remove from skillet; set aside. Add chicken mixture to skillet. Cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned, stirring constantly. Add water chestnuts and next 3 ingredients; cook 5 minutes.
  • Combine broth, soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon cornstarch; add to chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in oranges. Spoon chicken mixture over rice, and sprinkle with cashews. Serve immediately.

  • Per Serving:

    (serving size: 3/4 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice) Calories 311 Fat 5.3g (sat 0.9g) Protein 22.4 Carbohydrate 42.8g Fiber 1.3g Cholesterol 44mg Sodium 275mg Exchanges: 2 Starch, 2 Vegetable, 2 Lean Meat

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