Chicken Honey Nut Stir Fry

YIELD: 4 to 6 servings


1 lb. pork steak or loin or boneless chicken breast
3/4 cup orange juice
1/3 cup honey
3 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil divided
2 carrots diagonally cut
2 stalks celery diagonally cut
1/2 cup cashews or peanuts
Hot rice


Cut chicken or pork into thin strips and set aside. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, honey, soy sauce, cornstarch and ginger; mix well. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Add carrots and celery; stir-fry about 3 minutes. Remove vegetables and set aside. Pour remaining oil into skillet. Add chicken; stir-fry about 3 minutes. Return vegetables to skillet; add sauce mixture and nuts. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened. Serve over hot rice.