This recipe is better than most Chinese takeout versions

There’s a unique joy in returning home to a warm, home-cooked meal after a long day, and slow cooker cashew chicken is a delightful choice for such evenings. This dish, brimming with succulent chicken pieces, crunchy cashews, and a savory sauce, is not just a meal but a comforting experience.

My introduction to this recipe dates back to my college days, when I was on the lookout for simple, affordable, and delicious meals. Although I was a novice with the slow cooker at the time, the convenience of tossing ingredients into one pot for a flavorful creation was appealing. The result was a delightful surprise – a hearty and satisfying dish that became a staple in my meal rotation. Now, years later, it remains a cherished recipe for hassle-free dinners that never fail to impress.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Recipe


1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 cup soy sauce

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp ketchup

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 minced garlic clove

1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional for a spicy kick)

1 cup cashews

Cooked rice, for serving





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