Crockpot Cashew Chicken

What Is Cashew Chicken?

This tender and nutty dish is made with a sweet and savory sauce of red bell pepper and cashews. Skip the Chinese take out and make this favorite right at home in your slow cooker!

You'll need chicken tenderloins, veggies, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

What You'll Need

Use the cornstarch to coat each piece of chicken.

Coat the Chicken

Brown the Chicken

In a large skillet, place the chicken in hot oil to brown.

Prepare the Sauce

Add the soy sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, garlic, pepper, ginger, red pepper flakes, and sesame seeds into a mixing bowl and combine.

Combine in Slow Cooker

In the slow cooker, add the browned chicken and chopped red bell pepper. Then pour the sauce over.

Add the Cashews

Put in the cashews and combine until fully incorporated.


Place the lid on top and cook for 3-4 hours on low.


Top with scallions and sesame seeds and serve on a bed of rice. Enjoy!

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