Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Cashew chicken is a classic Asian dish that's not only delicious, but fun and easy.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken
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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed golden mushroom soup

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 ½ pound chicken breast tenderloins or skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut lengthwise into 1-inch-wide strips

  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms or one 4-ounce can sliced mushrooms, drained

  • 1 cup sliced celery (2 stalks)

  • 1 cup shredded carrots

  • 1 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • ½ cup cashews

  • Hot cooked brown rice (optional)


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine soup, soy sauce, and ginger. Stir in chicken tenders, mushrooms, celery, carrots, and water chestnuts.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.

  3. Stir cashews into chicken mixture. If desired, serve over hot cooked rice. Makes 6 servings.

For easy cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
9g Fat
15g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 253
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 859mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 456mg 10%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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