1. In a large bowl combine chicken with cornstarch and soy sauce, stir well and let sit at least 5 minutes.
2. Clean, cut and prepare all ingredients ahead of time, including sauce mixture.
3. In a large frying pan or wok over medium-high heat, heat oil, add chicken and quickly stir-fry until done, 2-3 minutes.
4. Remove chicken from pan and set aside on a plate.
5. Add sliced green pepper and mushrooms to pan and stir-fry 2 minutes.
6. Add pea pods and nuts, stir fry 2 more minutes and add ginger and cayenne.
7. Return chicken to pan with vegetables, add sauce and stir.
8. Cover skillet and cook 5 minutes over medium heat. Serve over boiled white rice.