Chicken with Cashews and Chilies

Gai Paht Meht Mamuang Himapahn

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Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

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This fabulous combination of juicy chunks of chicken and plump, luscious cashew nuts is my father’s favorite Thai dish, his order every time we eat at a Thai restaurant. In Chinese restaurants he goes for the chicken with almonds, a good nut to substitute in this simple recipe if you don’t have cashews. Though Daddy served in the Marine Corps and is the bravest man I know, he doesn’t care for hot, spicy food, so for him I leave the chilies out. You can also moderate the heat by decreasing t