Orange Cashew Chicken

CHICKEN

4 chicken breasts, 1/2 inch cubes
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
6 tablespoons olive oil

put flour and spices in zip lock bag add chicken and shake well to coat. heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over med-high heat, add half of the chicken, sauté for about 10-12 minutes, until coating browns nicely, reserve into a bowl. repeat with the other half of the chicken, when cooked, add all of the chicken into the skillet.

SAUCE

3/4 cup spicy yakitori sauce
4 tablespoons orange marmalade
1/3 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/3-1/2 cup cashews

in a medium sauce pan, add all ingredients for the sauce (except cashews), bring to a slow boil and reduce to simmer about 5-7 minutes stirring occasionally. after sauce has thickened a little, start large skillet with chicken on medium heat and pour mixture over chicken, add cashews, and stir to incorporate mixture with chicken and cashews, stir until sauce caramelizes, about 5-6 minutes or longer if you like it thicker. serves 4-6

serve with rice and sautéed bok choy

BOK CHOY RECIPE

8 bok choy, trimmed and cut into bite sized chunks
1 tablespoon olive oil
2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped fine

heat olive oil over medium heat in a skillet, add garlic for 30 seconds to a minute, stirring, then add bok choy and stir. sauté for 2-3 minutes or until desired doneness and serve with meal. serves 4

Better than Cheesecake Factory!

Better than Cheesecake Factory!

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