cashewchicken

I’ve always been a fan of stir-fries. Crisp veggies, tender strips of various proteins, savory sauces, rice – the perfect one dish meal. I came across this recipe when browsing old issues of Cook’s Country Magazine. I love their recipes because they are usually very easy. Wonderful on those nights when you just don’t feel like cooking!

I’ve always got a cache of boneless skinless chicken breasts, and we adore snow peas in this house…so I knew this one would be a winner.

On another note – can anyone believe it’s November already? This year has just flown by. I’ve signed up for a cooking class at the local community college. I have to wear a chefs jacket and hat – it’s so much fun! It is an International Cuisine course. This semester is mainly focusing on Asian and Caribbean cuisine. I have another 3 weeks of class, and I’m looking forward to signing up for another in the spring. Hoping to make a few “foodie” friends in the area. Not many of my friends really enjoy cooking, so I’d certainly like to find some who do!

Anywho, enjoy the cashew chicken. Really was a great dinner!

13 Comments

  1. Lisa
    Posted November 3, 2009 at 8:38 PM | Permalink

    i’m so glad you blogged again! i can’t wait to try this, it sounds wonderful.

  2. Posted November 3, 2009 at 9:42 PM | Permalink

    Yeah! You are back! This cashew stir-fry look great.
    Oh, how I wish the local college here offered cooking courses. I would definitely sign-up too. You will have to share your adventures with your foodie blog friends.

  3. Posted November 3, 2009 at 10:48 PM | Permalink

    Looks wonderful. I’m all for the one-dish meals! I too would love to hear about your cooking adventures.

  4. Posted November 4, 2009 at 1:37 AM | Permalink

    So glad you’re back!! I LOVE cashew chicken! I think it’s one of my favorite things to eat. I haven’t cooked with mirin before, I need to get some. This looks fantastic!! I hope you can post about your cooking classes. I bet that is soooo much fun 😀

  5. Posted November 4, 2009 at 10:47 PM | Permalink

    I am so happy to see you back~ I will try this for sure!

  6. Sue
    Posted November 5, 2009 at 12:44 PM | Permalink

    Looks delicious Laura. Looking forward to trying it.
    The big kid is taking the kid’s class at Wor-Wic soon. Good eats and free nights for mom. 🙂 Who could ask for anything more?

  7. Posted November 5, 2009 at 5:01 PM | Permalink

    Laura-

    Your blog is beautiful! I’m so impressed. And I’m jealous of your class where you get to wear a chef’s hat. Lucky! I’ll be back. This dinner sounds perfect.

    -Anne (A Good American Wife.)

  8. Posted November 6, 2009 at 1:29 PM | Permalink

    You have the most gorgeous photos. Truly lovely. your cashew chicken looks amazing!

  9. Posted November 7, 2009 at 12:08 AM | Permalink

    How cool to be taking a class! it’s the same for me I don’t really know anyone locally that has an interesting in cooking and baking.
    ~ingrid

  10. Posted November 8, 2009 at 2:08 AM | Permalink

    cashew chicken is one of my favorites to order at a chinese restaurant! i want to try your recipe!

  11. Posted November 9, 2009 at 9:52 AM | Permalink

    The stir fried looks great and as good as any I’ve seen in a Chinese restaurant.

  12. Posted February 15, 2010 at 12:45 PM | Permalink

    I love stir frys because of all the veggies :D. This is the first time I’ve seen Worcestershire used in a stir fry and it sounds delicious.

  13. Posted July 15, 2010 at 11:23 PM | Permalink

    My 10 year old daughter recently discovered that she LOVES just about anything with an Asian flair… I think this will be right up her alley! Thanks so much for the post.

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