Sweet and Sour Cashew Chicken

Sweet and Sour Cashew Chicken
Serves 4

2 pounds chicken breasts, cubed
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp Bourbon Smoked Salt
¼ tsp Bourbon Smoked Pepper
½ cup scallions, sliced
¼ cup ginger, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 Tbsp canola oil
½ cup rice vinegar
½ cup Bourbon Smoked Sugar
¼ tsp Bourbon Smoked Pepper
1½ Tbsp Imperial Double Fermented Soy Sauce
½ cup roasted cashews
¼ cup scallion greens, sliced, for garnish
1 Tbsp Bourbon Smoked Sesame Seeds, for garnish

1. In a large bowl, mix the chicken with the cornstarch, smoked salt and pepper.
2. Heat a large wok or skillet over med-high heat. Add 1½ tablespoons oil and the
scallions, ginger and garlic. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the chicken mixture and stir-
fry for 3 minutes to sear the chicken.

3. Add the vinegar, sugar and ¼ teaspoon smoked pepper. Bring the mixture to a
boil and cook for 2 minutes. Add the Imperial soy sauce and the cashews and cook
for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and place in serving bowl. Garnish with scallions
and smoked sesame seeds.