A ding dish is any Chinese stir-fry in which the chicken and vegetables are diced into little cubes, and crunchy ingredients like nuts are added for texture. Kung Pao Chicken is perhaps the best known example, but Cashew Chicken Ding isn't far behind. In this version, the chicken is stir-fried with mushrooms, jicama, celery, bell pepper, and cashews.
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This dairy-free creamsicle smoothie (think Orange Julius with a little more oomph) uses puréed whole kumquats for the citrus component.
The savory Mediterranean flavors of olive and rosemary make these roasted cashews an addictive snack.
Inspired by Thai grilled beef salad (neua nam tok), this salad replaces the meat with grilled vegetables and adds fragrant jasmine rice. It's loaded with fresh herbs and dressed with a bracing, fish sauce-spiked lime vinaigrette. Plus, because the vegetables are grilled, they give the salad a deeper, smoky flavor.
Behold, a totally vegan, totally delicious vanilla ice cream, courtesy of Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts. The secret? Pulverized cashews and coconut oil for fatty richness, and tapioca starch for thickness. Try it today.
Oft-overlooked cashews are the key to these chewy dark chocolate chip and sea salt cookies.
Rich and spicy enchiladas stuffed with spinach and hominy with a bright chile verde and smoky cashew-chipotle cream.
A sweet and milky chocolate ice cream with a clean, bitter edge from coffee and the buttery crunch of cashews.