I love the sound of this Cashew Chicken, cooked in the slow cooker so the house stays cool. You won't need to order takeout once you master this recipe for making cashew chicken in the slow cooker!
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(For Friday Favorites we feature past recipes you may have missed, and I think this Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken from 365 Days of Slow Cooking sounds like it might become a family favorite!)
Slightly spicy Cashew Chicken is one of those beloved dishes that people love to order at their favorite Chinese American restaurant, and now you can make it at home in the slow cooker thanks to this recipe for Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken from 365 Days of Slow Cooking. Karen said she wasn't expecting to love the recipe as much as she did, and she ended up giving it her highest rating! The recipe starts with boneless, skinless chicken thighs that are browned and then cooked in the slow cooker with a flavorful barely-spicy sauce. Stir in cashews at the end and serve over rice.
Ingredients for this slow cooker recipe:
- chicken thighs
- black pepper
- canola oil
- soy sauce
- rice wine vinegar
- brown sugar
- red pepper flakes
- green onions (for garnish)
Get the complete recipe for Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken from 365 Days of Slow Cooking.
Recommended Slow Cooker Size:
Karen recommends a 3-Quart Slow Cooker for this recipe. If you only have a large size slow cooker, I would double the recipe and I bet you won't mind having leftovers!
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