Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts Recipe
(สูตรทำไก่ผัดเม็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์; gai phat met mamuang himmaphan)

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By: Hanuman

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Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts Recipe สูตรทำไก่ผัดเม็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์; gai phat met mamuang himmaphan

Here is the Thai take on a dish that can probably be found in any Asian hole_in_the_wall take away in the west. The soft and moist chicken marry well with the warm crunch of freshly toasted Cashew nuts, or as they called in Thai, the mangoes of the high forests of India.

The dish captures the eye with its vivid color – It is beautiful, It is bright… it is happy… and it fits well within the comfort zone of most westerns. No wonder it made its way to the top of the charts; and included among the top ten tastiest Thai dishes ever served abroad.

Search no more, here it is -The authentic recipe for Thai ‘Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts’….

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Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts
(สูตรทำไก่ผัดเม็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์ ; gai phat met mamuang himmaphan)
 
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The dish captures the eye with its vivid color – It is beautiful, It is bright… it is happy… and it fits well within the comfort zone of most westerns. No wonder it made its way to the top of the charts; and included among the top ten tastiest Thai dishes ever served abroad.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 4

Ingredients

 
  • 200gr Chicken breast meat, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 Medium size onion, cut into thin slices.
  • 3-5 Large dry chilies, deseeded and cut into 1.5 cm (1") length
  • 1/2 cup unsalted cashews nuts
  • 2 Red long pepper, cut into thin julienne
  • 1 Green banana pepper, cut into thin slices
  • 2 Large cloves garlic, crushed and roughly chopped
  • 3-4 Spring onions, cut into 4cm (1.5") lengh
  • 1 tbs all propose or tempura flour
  • rice bran oil (or any neutral taste cooking oil)
Seasoning sauce:
  • 1 1/2 tbs Fish sauce or Light soy sauce
  • 1 tbs Black soy sauce
  • 1 tbs Oyster sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup Stock or water
  • Pinch of ground white pepper
Method
  1. Prepare seasoning sauce by mixing all the ingredient. Set aside.
  2. Deep fry on medium-low heat the cashews nuts until light golden, drain oil and set aside.

  3. Lightly fry dry chilies until shiny and get beautiful deep red color. Set aside.
  4. Toss chicken pieces in flour, and fry until light golden. Set aside with the nuts and dry chilies.



  5. Cut the long red peppers into julienne, the onion into thin slices and the green banana pepper into thin slices. Set aside
  6. On medium heat stir fry the garlic lightly until fragrant
  7. Add onions, and stir fry until slightly transparent.
  8. Add fried cashews nuts, fried dry chilies and fried chicken, toss everything together and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  9. Add seasoning sauce, stir fry until all the ingredients get a nice color.

  10. Add red and green fresh chilies julienne and spring onion. Fast toss everything together, stir frying for another last 30 seconds.
  11. Serve hot with white rice.
    Stir-Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts Recipe สูตรทำไก่ผัดเม็ดมะม่วงหิมพานต์; gai phat met mamuang himmaphan

 

19 comments… add one
  • Therawat Mar 23, 2010, 5:37 pm

    น่าทานมากๆ รายการฉันรักเมืองไทยสนใจจะสัมภาษณ์คุณ Hanuman กรุณาติดต่อกลับมาที่ E-mail ผมนะครับ หรือโทรมาได้ที่ [email masked]

  • pumpkin&blackbeauty Mar 23, 2010, 10:15 pm

    ขอติดตามเป็นแฟนรายการเอ๊ย…เป็นแฟนเว็บด้วยคนนะคะ

  • Ann Mar 27, 2010, 10:17 am

    Thank you for sharing your recipe. I saw the photo on Tastespotting and decided to make it for dinner tonight. Delicious. I’m looking forward to trying more of your recipes. I highlighted your recipe and blog on this week’s Saturday Blog Showcase.

  • Ann Mar 29, 2010, 8:51 pm

    I made this dish for dinner Friday night. Very good. Thank you.
    ~Ann~

  • zosspro Apr 18, 2010, 3:16 pm

    ผมดูรายการบนทีวีผมก็คนนึงที่เป็นคนไทยชื่นชอบคุณมากๆครับ ผมก็รักเมืองไทยเช่น คุณครับ

  • mameeja Apr 18, 2010, 4:55 pm

    ได้ดูรายการ “ฉันรักเมืองไทย” แล้วรู้สึกดีมาก ๆ เลยค่ะ คุณเป็นคนน่ารักมาก รู้สึกขอบคุณมากที่คุณรักเมืองไทย
    รักอาหารไทยค่ะ

  • danail555 Apr 18, 2010, 6:24 pm

    SO GooD”””
    “””Thank For THAI……
    kob kun kap …..

  • chompoomeaw Apr 19, 2010, 8:55 am

    คุณหนุมานทำอาหารไทยได้น่าทานมากค่ะเก่งอีกด้วย ดูรายการฉันรักเมืองไทยแล้วชื่นชมคุณมากค่ะ

  • Maiya Apr 19, 2010, 11:39 am

    ดูรายการฉันรักเมืองไทยแล้ว ประทับใจคุณหนุมาน มากๆๆ ในความรักที่คุณมีให้กับประเทศไทย คนไทย วัฒนธรรมไทย และอาหารไทย

  • Jeab Apr 19, 2010, 4:56 pm

    Dear P’Hanuman

    After watching ” I love Thailand ” during Songkran Festival, I was inspired by your passion and Stir Fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts is gonna be my first dish.

    Definitely, I am becoming your fan of Thaifoodmaster.com.

    Cheer

  • Amitra Apr 21, 2010, 12:03 pm

    I know about you from “ฉันรักเมืองไทย” after that i am one of “Thaifoodmaster.com fanclub
    I so proud of you, all recipes very good picture , about the cooking step i try to understand (have some dont understand) such as i just to know Black Fungus ,itn’t Mashroom…oh Mr. Hanuman I love it…love all of your recipes, love for you love thailand, love what you do.
    well i will try to improve my cooking skill of course try to learning english skill language here, then I’ll cook thai receipes to my family and my BF (Australian) and i hope he will love thai food like you.

    Thank you ka
    Amitra

  • ปุ่น Apr 22, 2010, 1:53 am

    รายการนี้มีใครเอามาลงยูทูปป่าวคะ อยากดูอ่ะค่ะ ชื่นชมคนรักเมืองไทย

  • lostcat Oct 8, 2011, 3:17 pm

    หายหน้าหายตาไปนานมากเลยค่ะ ช่วงนี้ยุ่งอยู่หรือเปล่าค่ะ

    • Hanuman Oct 14, 2011, 11:04 am

      still here…;-). coming back soon, as soon as the floods subside…

  • chantima Mar 16, 2012, 7:49 am

    thank you for a very clearly recipe ka.

  • Steve Mar 28, 2015, 6:58 pm

    Hi hanuman,

    Good recipe,just made it a few minutes ago but forgot the garlic so the taste could have been a bit more yummy,never mind.
    Thanks

  • Hema Jan 15, 2016, 1:00 am

    Hi Hanuman, I have tried many a times your cashew chicken recipe… They are simply delicious, simple, elegant, spicy & tasty..I love them. If you have eggplant chicken recipe with blackbean sauce please post it.

    • Hanuman Jan 16, 2016, 10:45 pm

      blackbean sauce is not difficult to prepare:
      Wash the blacbeans and set aside
      Fry 4-6 cloves Garlic, 2 slices Ginger and 2 spring onions,
      Pour the oil, garlic, ginger and onions over washed black beans.
      Steam for about 1-3 hours.
      when done, let cool and chop everything together. you are ready to stir fry your eggplants and chicken !
      enjoy

  • Gordon Thorpe Apr 12, 2016, 3:17 pm

    Made this meal for friends after my return from Bangkok, and its lovely restaurants and night markets, it turned out great and enjoyed by all.

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