Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken

Give your sheet pan supper an Asian takeout twist by tossing chicken, peppers, and onions with an Asian sauce. Bake and top with cashews and sesame seeds for a DIY cashew chicken recipe in one pan.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
5 cups chicken mixture plus 3 cups rice


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 6 cloves)

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 ¼ - 1 ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 medium red and/or green bell peppers, cut in 1-inch pieces (2 cups)

  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges (1 cup)

  • 1 bunch green onions, bias-sliced, white and green parts separated (2/3 cup white parts, 1 cup green parts)

  • 1 cup dry-roasted cashews

  • ¼ teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 3 cup hot cooked white rice

  • Sesame seeds, toasted (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil and coat with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl combine hoisin sauce, vegetable oil, vinegar, water, garlic, soy sauce, and black pepper.

  3. In the prepared pan combine chicken, bell peppers, onion wedges, and the white parts of the green onions. Add sauce mixture and toss to coat.

  4. Roast 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, stirring occasionally. Stir in the green parts of the green onions, cashews, and sesame oil. Serve with hot cooked white rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

    Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

544 Calories
24g Fat
51g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 544
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 385mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 86.3mg 432%
Calcium 78.5mg 6%
Iron 3.9mg 22%
Potassium 770.5mg 16%
Folate, total 81.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*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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