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Crockpot Cashew Chicken

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Crockpot Cashew Chicken
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $4.07 One serving costs about $4.07

$4.07 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 10 minutes

Ready in 10 minutes

2 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:80%

Spoonacular Score: 80%

 

Crockpot Cashew Chicken is a gluten free and dairy free recipe with 2 servings. One serving contains 637 calories, 63g of protein, and 28g of fat. For $4.07 per serving, this recipe covers 45% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is brought to you by spoonacular user Sally Cooks. Head to the store and pick up soy sauce, chicken breasts, rice wine vinegar, and a few other things to make it today. It works best as a main course, and is done in approximately 10 minutes. Try Crockpot Cashew Chicken, Crockpot Cashew Chicken, and Sweet + Salty Crockpot Cashew Chicken for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cups
1 cups frozen broccoli
frozen broccoli
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp brown sugar
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp brown sugar
brown sugar
1 cup
1 cup carrots
carrots
0.5 cup
0.5 cup unsalted cashews
unsalted cashews
0.5 cup
0.5 cup unsalted cashews
unsalted cashews
2
2  chicken breasts
chicken breasts
0.5 cup
0.5 cup chicken broth
chicken broth
1
1  garlic clove
garlic clove
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp ginger paste
ginger paste
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps ketchup
ketchup
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps red pepper flakes
red pepper flakes
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps rice wine vinegar
rice wine vinegar
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
0.5 cup
0.5 cup soy sauce
soy sauce
1 cups frozen broccoli
1 cups
frozen broccoli
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 cup carrots
1 cup
carrots
0.5 cup unsalted cashews
0.5 cup
unsalted cashews
0.5 cup unsalted cashews
0.5 cup
unsalted cashews
2  chicken breasts
2
chicken breasts
0.5 cup chicken broth
0.5 cup
chicken broth
1  garlic clove
1
garlic clove
1 Tbsp ginger paste
1 Tbsp
ginger paste
3 Tbsps ketchup
3 Tbsps
ketchup
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
0.25 tsps red pepper flakes
0.25 tsps
red pepper flakes
4 Tbsps rice wine vinegar
4 Tbsps
rice wine vinegar
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
0.5 cup soy sauce
0.5 cup
soy sauce

Equipment

slow cooker
slow cooker
slow cooker
slow cooker


Instructions

Thanks for reading! This is my most popular recipe on my blog which you can find here: http://sallycooks.com/2013/06/27/crockpot-cashew-chicken/ Happy cooking!

I know you know how bad take-out Chinese food is for your waistline and your wallet. The good news is that it is easy to make your favorites at home, using less sodium and more fresh or frozen produce.

In about the time it takes to order and pick up Chinese, you can make a healthier version of cashew chicken with this simple, throw it all in the crockpot recipe. I think if I were to make this again I would roast the cashews to crisp them up and add them before serving rather than cooking them alongside the chicken. I used frozen broccoli but fresh would be fine too.

I served with a green salad but my Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice would be a great side, just leave out the chicken.

What to do:

  • layer chicken, cashews and vegetables in the crockpot
  • combine remaining ingredients except water and pour over chicken in crockpot
  • add water or broth if necessary so mixture is almost completely covered
  • cook for 2-4 hours on high or 4-8 hours on low

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.66
Ingredient
1 cup frozen broccoli
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 cup carrots
½ cups unsalted cashews
½ cups unsalted cashews
2 chicken breasts
½ cups chicken broth
1 garlic clove
1 tablespoon ginger paste
3 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoons red pepper flakes
4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
½ cups soy sauce
Price
$0.19
$0.04
$0.04
$0.22
$1.15
$1.15
$4.01
$0.38
$0.07
$0.67
$0.16
$0.17
$0.03
$0.26
$0.79
$9.32

Nutritional Information

Quickview
837 Calories
68g Protein
41g Total Fat
50g Carbs
53% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
837k
42%

Fat
41g
64%

  Saturated Fat
7g
46%

Carbohydrates
50g
17%

  Sugar
25g
28%

Cholesterol
145mg
49%

Sodium
4195mg
182%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
68g
137%

Vitamin A
11224IU
224%

Vitamin B3
27mg
140%

Selenium
87µg
125%

Vitamin B6
2mg
115%

Phosphorus
996mg
100%

Manganese
1mg
84%

Copper
1mg
82%

Vitamin K
80µg
77%

Magnesium
292mg
73%

Vitamin C
47mg
58%

Potassium
1830mg
52%

Vitamin B5
4mg
45%

Iron
7mg
41%

Zinc
5mg
38%

Vitamin B1
0.54mg
36%

Vitamin B2
0.52mg
30%

Fiber
5g
23%

Vitamin E
3mg
22%

Folate
77µg
19%

Calcium
109mg
11%

Vitamin B12
0.46µg
8%

Vitamin D
0.23µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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