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  1. Kai Pad Med Mamuang Himaphan (Cashew Chicken)

  2. 1 lb chicken, cut into thin slices, then into bite sized pieces.

  3. 1 tablespoon kratiem (garlic), thinly sliced

  4. 1 tablespoon prik ki nu daeng (red bird's-eye chilies), thinly sliced

  5. 1 tablespoon nam pla (fish sauce)

  6. 1 tablespoon si-ew wan (sweet soy) or Maggi's Seasoning Sauce

  7. 2 tablespoons oyster sauce

  8. 1 tablespoon honey

  9. 1 tablespoon nam prik pao (chili paste)

  10. 1 teaspoon prikthai (black pepper), freshly cracked

  11. 3 tablespoons nam sup (stock)

  12. 2 tablespoons rice wine

  13. 1/2 cup cashew nuts

  14. 2 tablespoons mango, shredded

  15. 3 tablespoons ton hom (spring onions/green onions)

  16. 3 tablespoons prik yuet (sweet Thai chilies) or green bell pepper, julienned

  17. First roast the cashews: this is best done in a turbo-oven (a glass

  18. or steel container with a hot air heater/fan in the lid that produces

  19. 300 C until golden brown.

  20. In a wok, over medium heat, saute the garlic and prik ki nu until

  21. the garlic is golden and the whole is aromatic, then remove and reserve the chilies and garlic.

  22. Add the chicken and all the ingredients except the cashews, stock

  23. and wine to the pan and stir fry until the chicken just begins to

  24. cook. Add the stock and continue over low heat until the chicken

  25. is cooked, then using a slotted spoon remove the chicken from the

  26. sauce and set aside.

  27. Add the rice wine and reduce the sauce until a slight glaze appears

  28. 1 teaspoon of arrowroot powder, dissolved in a

  29. little tepid water).

  30. Return the chicken, chilies and garlic to the sauce, and add the

  31. cashews. Make sure they are heated through.

  32. Serve with steamed white rice.

  33. Tease 2 tablespoons of mango into shreds with the tines of a fork

  34. (or julienne finely), cut the whites from 4/5 spring onions, and thinly slice about 3 tablespoons of the green tops. Julienne the

  35. sweet chilies or bell peppers and garnish the dish with the mango,

  36. onions bulbs, sliced tops, and the chilies.

  37. Serves 4


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