30-Minute Thai-Inspired Cashew Chicken Skillet Supper {Paleo}
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Yield: 4 servings
This paleo 30-Minute Thai-Inspired Cashew Chicken Skillet Supper has a great balance of flavors and makes a delicious weeknight meal!
  • ½ cup (120 ml) low-sodium chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons coconut vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2½ tablespoons coconut aminos (see Note)
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce (I use Red Boat)
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (more or less to taste)
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed or grated on a microplane
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, grated on a microplane
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch (see Note)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 lb to 1½ lbs (450 to 680 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, very thinly sliced across the grain
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, halved, de-seeded, and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup (85 g) whole raw, unsalted cashews
  • Prepared cauliflower rice, for serving (optional)
  1. Whisk together the chicken stock, vinegar, sugar, coconut aminos, fish sauce, crushed red pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, and arrowroot starch in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; add the oil and once hot, add the chicken and cook until browned, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add the red bell pepper and onion, and cook until the vegetables are starting to soften and brown in spots, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir the sauce and cashews into the chicken and vegetable mixture; turn the heat down to medium-low and cook until the sauce thickens slightly, about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Taste the sauce to make sure the flavors are balanced, and adjust the seasonings as desired.
  6. Serve with cauliflower rice if desired.
Coconut Aminos: You can substitute the same amount of tamari sauce or soy sauce for the coconut aminos if keeping it paleo isn’t a concern.

Arrowroot Starch: You can substitute 2 tablespoons of cornstarch for the arrowroot starch if keeping it paleo isn’t a concern.
Recipe by An Edible Mosaic™ at https://www.anediblemosaic.com/30-minute-thai-inspired-cashew-chicken-skillet-supper-paleo/