• Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 2 hours, 35 minutes
  • Serves: 4 Servings

Slow Cooker pepper Cashew Chicken Recipe

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Category: Dinner Party, Healthy Recipes, Main Dish, Chicken

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional


1. To make the sauce, whisk together soy sauce, ketchup, rice vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes in a small bowl; set aside.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

3. Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Add chicken to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 2 minutes.

4. Place chicken into a slow cooker. Stir in soy sauce mixture and gently toss to combine. Cover and cook on low heat for 2-3 hours. Stir in cashews and cook on low heat for an additional 15 minutes.

Serve immediately, garnished with green onions, if desired.

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