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Crock Pot Cashew Chicken

Winner Winner Crock Pot Cashew Chicken Dinner! This tender chicken is a family pleaser with authentic Asian flavors and easy common household ingredients.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crock Pot Cashew Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 374kcal
Author Kathleen


For The Chicken:

  • 2 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil

For The Sauce:

  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons Ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Ginger Grated
  • A Pinch Dried Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Cup Cashews Chopped
  • 3 Green Onions Thinly Sliced
  • Cooked Rice


  • Trim any visible fat off the chicken. 
  • Combine the flour and black pepper in 1-gallon resealable bag. Add the chicken and shake to coat with flour mixture.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Place chicken in slow cooker.
  • Combine soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, garlic, ginger, and pepper flakes in a small bowl then pour over chicken. Cook on LOW for 3-4 hours. 
  • Add cashews and stir. Serve over rice. Makes 4-6 servings.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1351mg | Potassium: 790mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2.8mg