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Skillet Cashew Chicken Meal Prep

Serves 2     adjust servings


  • 2 chicken breasts, trimmed and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 pineapple, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup whole cashews
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp chili-garlic paste
  • 1 lime, freshly squeezed
  • 2 cups steamed broccoli florets
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups riced cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1/4 cup miso, veggie or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


In a large bowl, sprinkle chicken with garlic salt and pepper, and 1 Tbsp cornstarch. Toss to coat.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, cook until nearly cooked through, about 4-5 minutes. Add red pepper and pineapple, saute until crisp-tender, about 2-3 minutes. Toss in cashews.
In a small bowl, whisk together 1 Tbsp cornstarch, 2 Tbsp soy sauce, brown sugar, chili paste and lime juice. Drizzle sauce over skillet, cook 1-2 minutes. Transfer to 1 cup section in meal prep container.
Add 1 Tbsp sesame oil and garlic to skillet and return over medium heat. Toss in riced cauliflower, peas and carrots. Cook until tender, about 2-3 minutes. Add green onions, spoon into 1 cup section in meal prep container.
Return skillet to stove, add broccoli, 1 Tbsp sesame oil, 1 Tbsp soy sauce and 1/4 cup miso broth. Place lid on skillet and cook until steamed. Transfer to 2 cup section in meal prep container. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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