Slow Cooker Spicy Cashew Chicken

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.

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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