Stir fry the garlic for five minutes. Add the
chicken and stir fry 5 minutes more. Add the other ingredients,
pepper and salt to taste and half a cup of water and bring this to the boil; simmer for fifteen
Chicken and cashew nuts as a combination is popular in many
countries in Asia.
See also a Thai/Indian recipe for
chicken curry with cashew nuts and a
Chinese recipe for chicken with cashew nuts.
August is "Lao Issara"
or "Day of Free Laos". Laos had been a
French protectorate between 1893 and 1953, even though during
World War II the
tried to get some piece of the pie as well. Click
culinary calendar for more
links between cooking and history.