Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

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"This is a wonderfully rich and flavorful recipe that is easy and simple to make. Serve over noodles or rice. "


5 h 45 m servings 651 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 651 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 46.4 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 30.6 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 1151 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the chicken thighs in a slow cooker. Add the garlic, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, pepper, scallions, and white onion to the slow cooker. Pour enough water over the mixture to cover everything. Cook on High for 5 hours. Sprinkle the cashews over the mixture and cook another 30 minutes. Serve hot.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 28 Ratings


I made this last night and my family loved it. I used chicken breast, because I don't like thighs.

This was really good. The only thing I have to say is that it doesn't need as much water as the recipe calls for (next time I will not cover the chicken -- it was too watery) and it really does...

Very, very nice! Really easy and tastes great.

This dish is wonderful; especially if you like asian/garlicy food. I followed the directions with the exception of using chicken breasts, because I needed to use them up. I served with whole wh...

This is a excellent recipe to use as a base for your own version. I followed the recipe exactly except that I added a mixture of corn starch and chicken broth when I added the cashews. That th...

While my son commented that it "smelled funny" while cooking, everyone gobbled it up when it was done! I added some sliced water chestnuts about 15 min before serving and the cashews (much less...

this should be called fishy chicken. I cook a lot of Chinese food and use Oyster sauce & fish sauce all the time, but never does the food taste only like this.

I thought this was a very tasty dish, although I could have stood to have more chicken in the mix, which is the only reason I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5. I didn't have scallions so I used...

I did not care for this recipe. My entire house smells. It was the fish sauce. Maybe my family isn't used to this flavor or smell but none of us cared for it. It tasted just like it smelled.