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Cashew chicken on a white plate

Crock Pot Cashew Chicken

This Crock Pot Cashew Chicken is better than most Chinese takeout cashew chicken. Throw it all in the slow cooker and have a delicious, no fuss dinner!
Course Main Course, Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword cashew chicken, Crock Pot, Slow Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 313kcal
Author Erica Walker


  • Crock Pot Slow Cooker



  • Combine flour and pepper in resealable food storage bag. Add chicken. Shake to coat with flour mixture.
    A bag of diced chicken with flour for dredging to make Crock Pot cashew chicken
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Place chicken in slow cooker.
    Chicken being cooked in a pan to make cashew chicken in the Crock Pot
  • Combine soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, garlic, ginger, and pepper flakes in small bowl; pour over chicken.
    Chicken in a Crock Pot with sauce being poured over the top to make cashew chicken
  • Cook on LOW for 2 to 3 hours. Stir in cashews and serve.
    Close up of cashew chicken in a Crock Pot with green onion and cashews



Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 979mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg