Originally Posted by Thaicooking
I came from Thailand, and I'm familier with chicken cashew recipe!! These below are main ingerdient for chicken cashew's sauce. Most of them could be found in Chinese market or Thai market only.
Chilli paste with soya bean oil
Black sweet sauce
All of those ingredients except the black soy sauce can be found in most well-stocked regular supermarkets these days.
But I doubt fire's Chinese takeout place uses fish sauce or chili paste.
Every restaurant's chicken with cashews will taste different. There isn't a universal recipe, though most of the time they utilize a typical brown sauce which is based on soy sauce, beef broth, oyster or hoisin sauce, sugar and corn starch.