Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Easy Chinese Cashew Chicken recipe made in the Crock Pot or slow cooker.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings


2pounds boneless, skinless chicken thigh tenders or chicken breast tenders
1/4cup all purpose flour
1/2teaspoon black pepper
1tablespoon canola oil
1/4cup soy sauce
2tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2tablespoons ketchup
1tablespoon brown sugar
1clove garlic, minced
1/2teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/4teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2cup cashews


  1. Combine flour and pepper in large Ziploc plastic bag.
  2. Add chicken and shake to coat with flour mixture.
  3. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Brown chicken about 2 minutes on each side then place chicken in slow cooker.
  5. Combine soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, garlic, ginger, and pepper flakes in small bowl; pour over chicken.
  6. Cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours.
  7. Add cashews and stir. Then serve over rice.

Recipe adapted from 365 Days of Slow Cooking. Adaptation courtesy of Six Sisters’ Stuff, a blog that six sisters from Utah use to keep in touch. They share ideas like quick and easy recipes, DIY crafts and other fun activities with each other and their readers.