Cashew Chicken Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 485
Daily Value: 24%
Servings: 4

Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Milk-Free, Peanut-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free, Alcohol-Free
Fat20g31%
Saturated4g20%
Trans0g0%
Carbs25g8%
Fiber2g10%
Sugars8g0%
Protein49g99%
Cholesterol215mg72%
Sodium1203mg50%
Calcium41mg4%
Magnesium116mg29%
Potassium825mg24%
Iron4mg24%
Zinc5mg32%
Phosphorus569mg81%
Vitamin A182IU4%
Vitamin C2mg4%
Thiamin (B1)0mg23%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg28%
Niacin (B3)14mg70%
Vitamin B61mg60%
Folic Acid (B9)34µg9%
Vitamin B121µg24%
Vitamin D2IU1%
Vitamin E2mg8%
Vitamin K16µg20%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated9g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated4g0%
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Cashew Chicken
Karen Petersen

Here's a delicious slow cooker recipe for the Chinese favorite. So good, and with fairly easy prep. Serve this over steamed brown or white rice for a quick weeknight meal.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • One 8-ounce can water chestnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • Steamed rice, for serving

DIRECTIONS

Combine the flour and pepper in a Ziploc plastic bag. Add the chicken and shake to coat with the flour mixture. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a slow cooker.

Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, garlic, ginger, water chestnuts, and pepper flakes in a small bowl and pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours. Stir in the cashews. Serve over rice.

Recipe Details

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Servings: 4
Total time: 4 hours
Cuisine: Chinese
Special Designations: Kid-friendly

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