In a medium bowl, stir together soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger and sesame oil; add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, for sauce: In a small bowl, stir together the water and oyster sauce; set aside. Rinse pea pods under cold running water to thaw; set aside to drain well.Advertisement
Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add cashews to hot skillet; cook about 3 minutes or until nuts start to brown, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside. Add 1 teaspoon of the canola oil to skillet; add onion and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sweet pepper, pea pods and garlic; stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in water chestnuts.
Remove vegetables from skillet. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons canola oil to skillet; add chicken mixture and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Return vegetables to skillet. Add the sauce; heat through, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Transfer to a serving dish or plates. Sprinkle with the roasted cashews.
3 lean protein, 1 1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable