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Chicken, Basil & Cashew Stirfry

When 5pm hits and you have no idea what’s for dinner, its stir-fry night. Lets face it we don’t always feel like making dinner and this is a great recipe for those days when you want a quick, effortless meal to feed the whole family and the bonus is it’s still healthy and delicious!

Chicken, Basil & Cashew Stir-Fry

  • Servings: 4-5
  • Difficulty: easy
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A quick and easy stir-fry when time is of the essence


500g chicken breast

2 tbs grapeseed oil or oil of choice

3 cloves of garlic

2  1 /2 tbs light soy

1 tbs rice malt syrup

1 tbs sesame oil

1/4 cup water3 shallots thickly sliced into matchsticks

1/2 cup green beans trimmed and cut in half

1 red capsicum thickly sliced

handful of snowpeas sliced

1 cup basil leaves

chilli sliced (optional)


  1. Prepare sauce by mixing soy, rice malt syrup, sesame oil, and water together and set aside
  2. Prepare vegetables
  3. Slice chicken into large cubes
  4. Heat a large wok on high heat, add grapeseed oil, garlic cook for 30 seconds then add chicken
  5. Cook chicken stirring constantly until browned add shallots, beans, capsicum, snowpeas wok fry for 2 mins
  6. Add the sauce and basil mixing through the stirfry
  7. Serve with steamed brown rice







Hello I’m Caz, founder of Green Leaf Living Australia. I live in the coastal city of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Living a naturally healthy lifestyle has been my focus and passion for many years. Here I share my experiences and knowledge with you, hoping to benefit your life in someway. Whether it be by trying one of the delicious food recipes, learning about herbs and how to use them. Traditional remedies, detoxifying your home and replicating a DIY non- toxic natural product for body and home. Using essentials oils to compliment your life or just listening to some wellness tips that help me live a more mindful and balanced life. Follow along with me as I share my love of all things food, health and wellbeing as I keep things real, honest and simple.

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