Copycat Cheesecake Factory’s Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Dolores Garza Modified: March 22, 2022
Copycat Cheesecake Factory’s Cashew Chicken Recipe

How To Make Copycat Cheesecake Factory’s Cashew Chicken

Make your own version of this favorite Cheesecake Factory’s Spicy Cashew Chicken. Really spicy Mandarin-style chicken dish with scallions and cashews.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupcanola,or vegetable oil
  • lbschicken breast,cut into bite size chunks
  • Seasoned Rice Flour
  • Rice Flour Batter
  • Spicy Soy-Sherry Sauce
  • 8ozcashews
  • 6green onions,cut into ¼- inch pieces

For Seasoned Rice Flour:

  • ¾cuprice flour
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • tspground black pepper
  • tsppaprika
  • tspbaking powder

For Rice Flour Batter:

  • 1cupsRice Flour
  • ¼cupall-purpose flour
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • cupsIce Water

For Spicy Soy-Sherry Sauce:

  • 1cupHoisin sauce
  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • ¼cupsherry wine
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspsriracha sauce
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar
  • 2ozfresh garlic,minced
  • ¼tspred chili flakes,crushed

Instructions

  1. Mix the ingredients into a bowl together. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl over ice. Keep them cold.

  2. Combine the sauce ingredients together and mix well. Toss the chicken with the seasoned flour.

  3. Put the batter into a large bowl with the chicken. Carefully combine the two until well coated.

  4. Heat the canola oil in a large pan or wok on medium-high.

  5. Add the chicken pieces to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side until browned and crispy. Break apart any pieces that stay stuck together.

  6. Add the sauce and cashews into the pan. Add in the green onions.

  7. Toss all the ingredients together until well coated. Let cook for 30 seconds to a minute for the sauce to thicken.

  8. Garnish with sesame seeds, parsley, and crushed cashews.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 884.02kcal
  • Fat: 41.58g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.17g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 90.08g
  • Fiber: 4.60g
  • Sugar: 22.84g
  • Protein: 37.41g
  • Cholesterol: 73.85mg
  • Sodium: 1363.78mg
  • Calcium: 88.45mg
  • Potassium: 737.33mg
  • Iron: 4.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 37.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.21mg
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