Chicken with Peppers and Cashews

Chicken with Peppers and Cashews

A very simple recipe that gives an otherwise plain dish a nutty and peppery kick!

Categories: Poultry

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 min Cooking time: 15 min



  • 4 whole chicken legs or 8 chicken pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Small bunch of fresh thyme
  • 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Classico Olive Oil
  • 1 large lemon, thickly sliced
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 120ml dry white wine
  • 20 black olives, pitted
  • Flat leaf parsley, freshly chopped


  1. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a large frying pan or wok.
  2. Add the nuts and stir fry for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown all over. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add the remaining oil and chicken to the wok and stir fry for 6-8 minutes or until the chicken is golden brown.
  4. Add the peppers and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic, ginger, mange tout and spring onions and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Blend the remaining ingredients together and add to the wok with the nuts; stir fry for 1 minute. Serve with noodles or rice.

Cook with:

Classico Olive Oil

This versatile all-purpose Olive Oil is excellent for sautéing, grilling and roasting or as a base for sauces. It's ideal with everything from meat and poultry to your favourite vegetables.

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