Cashew Chicken I

Cashew Chicken I


"This is really easy. Raw cashews are available at health food stores. Using raw cashews does make a difference - there is no salt, they are much sweeter, and they are addicting as a snack!"


45 m servings 425 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 425 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 27.4 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 31.4 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 311 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place crackers, cashews, and coconut in a food processor, and process until they are coarsely chopped.
  3. Dip chicken in melted butter and roll in cracker mixture. Place chicken in foil lined baking dish. Any extra cracker mixture can be blended with a little of the left over butter, and gently packed on to the chicken breasts.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, and serve.
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  1. 51 Ratings


An absolutely wonderful recipe! I went with the sweetened coconut and salted cashews as did some others. Also, since I noticed that many people seemed to have trouble getting the coating to stic...

This was great. I just finished eating it with my mother and we both adored it. I know this will fast become a regular meal in our house. It was so easy to prepare and took no time at all. We ha...

This is a yummy recipe. I used smaller pieces of chicken to get more of the cashew coating per bite :) Also, I marinaded the chicken in coconut milk for a couple of hours prior to cooking to b...

I think the type of cracker matters! I used champagne cracked pepper - not buttery enough I guess. Maybe Ritz would have been better. The coating was too thick and crunchy and a bit dry.

I would give it 5 stars with the changes I made. First off I used sweetened coconut, salted cashews, and breadcrumbs, because that is what I had on hand. Before dipping the chicken, I marinated ...

greatest chicken ever! i used salted cashews and sweetened coconut, and it turned out wonderful. ive made this several times, whenever i need to impress!

I used raw cashews and sweet coconut. I made chicken strips, so the kids could dip. They turned out great!!

I ran out of ritz crackers, so I substituted panko crumbs. I also used salted cashews and sweetened coconut because that's what I had. I enjoyed this but didn't love it. I think it would be bett...

This was seriously delicious. I soaked the chicken in coconut milk for 2 hours, then quickly pan seared them before putting in oven. Also poured excess butter/egg mixture and marinade in botto...