Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken
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In the hustle and bustle of daily life, finding the time to cook a wholesome and delicious meal for your loved ones can sometimes feel like a daunting task. As a homemaker, I understand the desire to prepare a dish that not only satisfies the taste buds but also brings a sense of fulfillment to the table. Today, I want to share with you my recipe for Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken – a flavorful and easy-to-make dish that will delight your family and elevate your cooking game.

Embracing the Slow Cooker Magic

In our fast-paced lives, it’s essential to find ways to simplify our cooking routines without compromising on taste. That’s where the slow cooker comes to the rescue. Its gentle and consistent heat infuses flavors into the ingredients, creating tender, melt-in-your-mouth chicken. By utilizing this marvelous kitchen appliance, you can enjoy more quality time with your loved ones while still preparing a delectable meal.

A Symphony of Flavors

The secret to this mouthwatering dish lies in the harmonious blend of savory, sweet, and tangy flavors. The succulent chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces, are first coated with a mixture of cornstarch and black pepper, which not only adds a delightful crunch but also helps thicken the sauce.

A Sizzling Start

Every great culinary adventure begins with a sizzling start. In a well-heated skillet, the chicken pieces are browned to perfection, giving them a golden exterior that seals in the juices and imparts a rich, caramelized flavor. As the tantalizing aroma fills the air, you can almost taste the anticipation building.

The Magic Unfolds

Now that the chicken is beautifully browned, it’s time to transfer it to the slow cooker. In a small bowl, we combine a medley of ingredients that will transform this dish into a symphony of flavors. Soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ketchup, sweet chili sauce, brown sugar, garlic, grated fresh ginger, and a touch of red pepper flakes come together to create a sauce that will envelop each tender chicken morsel.

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  1. This recipe is SO good. It’s my new favorite recipe and is so easy to make. Full of flavor and absolutely delicious. I can’t wait to make it again and am sharing it with everyone I know!

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      Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

      April 12, 2024Admin
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      Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Recipe

      Indulge in the flavors of tender chicken, rich sauce, and crunchy cashews with this delightful Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken recipe. Elevate your cooking game and create cherished family memories with every bite.

      Prep Time 15 minutes
      Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
      Author Alyssa Rivers
      Servings 6 servings

      2 pounds chicken breasts boneless skinless, About 4 pieces, cut into 1 inch pieces
      3 Tablespoons Cornstarch
      1/2 teaspoon black pepper
      1 Tablespoon canola oil
      1/2 cup soy sauce low sodium
      4 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
      4 Tablespoons ketchup
      2 Tablespoons sweet chili sauce
      2 Tablespoons brown sugar
      2 garlic cloves minced
      1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
      1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
      1 cup cashews


      Combine cornstarch and pepper in resealable food storage bag. Add chicken. Shake to coat with cornstarch mixture.
      Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Place chicken in slow cooker.
      Combine soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sweet chili sauce sugar, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes, and cashews in small bowl; pour over chicken. (I like my cashews to be softer so I add them during the cooking process, if you want more of a crunch, add them right before serving)
      Cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours.
      Serve over rice. Makes 4-6 servings.

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