Fish sauce and sesame oil give this dish a distinctive flavor, and hot green chile peppers ensure it will be spicy. This simple dish takes only minutes to prepare.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 4 ounces raw cashew nuts
- 2 fresh hot chile peppers, seeded and chopped
- 1 1/8 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
- salt and pepper to taste
- 5 tablespoons light soy sauce
- 5 tablespoons fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon white sugar
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
Heat sesame oil in a wok, and add cashews. Once brown, transfer cashews to a bowl. Set aside.
Add chile peppers to wok, and sir fry for 20 seconds. Stir in chicken, and season with pepper and salt to taste. Cook chicken until no longer pink. Stir in soy sauce, fish sauce, and sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
Stir in cashews and green onions, and stir fry for 2 minutes.