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Chicken salad with cashews


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Serves 4-5 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 35-45

Ingredients

3-4 boneless breasts of chicken, diced
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
1 Tbsp. olive oil
3/4 cup cooking sherry (any preferrably sweet white wine can substitute)
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 tsp. thyme
1 1/2 Tbsp. dried basil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 1/2 cup cashews, roughly chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped (optional)
1 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste


Sautee onion, green pepper and garlic in large skillet with oil


Add chicken after 3-4 minutes


Add cooking sherry and thyme, basil, salt and pepper


Cook on medium heat for 15 minutes


Increase to high heat for 10-15 minutes to reduce the liquid


Simmer on low for 25 minutes


Remove from pan, add mayonnaise, cashews, celery and soy sauce


Chill for best taste, and enjoy!


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Notes

I invented a separate recipe for a main dish of diced chicken and one time made some chicken salad with the leftovers. I added a few extra modifications and it was a huge hit so I've made more of an "official" recipe!

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