Slow Cooker Spicy Cashew Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Cashew Chicken Recipe
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Serves: 4
  • 5 c. organic broccoli florets
  • ¼ c. raw cashews
  • 2 tsp. Asian chile paste or ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 tsp. toasted organic sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. organic ginger, grated
  • 16 oz. organic chicken breast, cut into 2" strips
  • 3 cloves organic garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Set over medium high heat.
  2. Add garlic and ginger; cook 15 seconds or just until fragrant.
  3. Add chicken and cook, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes.
  4. Coat a 4 quart slow-cooker with cooking spray. Add chicken and broccoli.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 2-4 hours.
  6. Combine hoisin sauce, oil and chile paste in a small bowl.
  7. Stir into cooker.
  8. Cook 15 minutes more, add cashews and stir to combine.
  9. Serve over brown rice, quinoa, or veggie spirals.

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Nutrient Information Per Batch

1077.47 kcal Calories, 260.91 mg Calcium, 42.84 g Carbohydrate, 263.09 mg Cholesterol, 46.97 g Total Fat, 3.36 g Fiber, 10.8 mg Iron, 397.59 mg Magnesium 2825.62 mg Potassium, 127.28 g Protein,104.76 mcg Selenium, 403.32 mg Sodium, 5.31 g Sugars, 8.67 mg Zinc, 8.32g Saturated fat, 0.11 trans Fat, 21.11 g Monounsaturated fats, 12.35 g Polyunsaturated fats, 11805.6 IU Vitamin A, 3.46 mg Vitamin B6, 0 mcg Vitamin B12, 340.67 mg Vitamin C, 0 IU Vitamin D, 1.45 Vitamin E, 27.68 mcg Vitamin K, 287.72 mcg Folate,0.82 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),54.1 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),0.93 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 0 mcg Lycopene, 234.4 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.58 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0.09 gDHA,1499.97 mg Phosphorous, 2.08 mg Manganese, 39.76 mcg Alpha carotene, 594.21 mcg Beta carotene, 44.12 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Seeds
  • No Tubers
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade
  • No Citrus

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.


  1. There’s hoisin sauce in the directions, but not on the ingredient list. How much does the recipe call for?

    • Kelley Herring says:

      Thanks for letting us know, Leslie! It should say 3 Tbsp. hoisin, we have updated the recipe. You can also use coconut aminos as a substitute.

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