Chicken Honey Nut Stir Fry


A simple yet elegant chicken dish, stir fried with carrots, celery and an orange honey sauce. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. Preparation time: 20 minutes

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 2 teaspoons peanut oil

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 2 carrots, peeled and diagonally sliced

  • 1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ¾ cup orange juice

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • ¼ cup cashews

  • ¼ cup minced green onions


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a wok over high heat. Add the carrots and celery and stir fry for 3 minutes. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil, then add the chicken and stir fry for 5 more minutes.

  2. In a small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch into the orange juice. Mix in the soy sauce, honey and ginger. Add this sauce to the wok and cook over medium heat until thickened. Top with the cashews and green onions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

235 Calories
8g Fat
13g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 235
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 529mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 429mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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