1 cup cashews
3 tablespoons lite soy sauce
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 1/2 pound turkey breast, skin and bones removed, cut into strips
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
2 large carrots, sliced on the diagonal
1 pound snow peas or sugar snaps, trimmed
1 (8 oz.) can sliced water chestnuts
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, or 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
* steamed rice or crisp noodles
In a small saucepan, boil cashews for 3 minutes. Rinse in cold water a
nd set aside.
In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, cornstarch, salt, and sugar; stir
well. Add the turkey strips and toss to coat. Set aside.
Heat a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat; add 1 tablespoon oi
l and all the fresh vegetables. Stir-fry until tender-crisp, about 3 m
inutes. Remove vegetables and set aside.
Add the cashews to the wok and sauté until lightly browned. Add a bit
more oil, if necessary. Add water chestnuts and sauté 1 or 2 minutes l
onger. Add water chestnuts and cashews to vegetables. Heat the remaini
ng oil until very hot. Remove turkey from the marinade, allowing exces
s to drip off; reserve marinade. Stir-fry turkey until cooked through,
3 to 4 minutes. Add chicken broth and marinade. Cook until bubbling,
return vegetables to the wok and heat through. Stir in tarragon and se
rve immediately over steamed rice or crisp noodles.
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