Rating: 4.5 stars
6 Ratings
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I make this cashew chicken in my Fagor® Multi-Functional Cooker where it cooks in about 2 hours (mine runs hot), but you could also make it in a traditional slow cooker; just allow a longer cook time.

Recipe Summary

2 hrs 8 mins
2 hrs 18 mins
10 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cornstarch and pepper in a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken pieces and shake bag to coat with cornstarch mixture.

  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer to a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Fagor®).

  • Combine cashews, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ketchup, sweet chili sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, and sesame oil in a bowl. Pour over chicken.

  • Close and lock lid. Select Slow Cook function. Cook on Low until flavors are well combined and chicken is cooked through, about 2 hours. Garnish with green onions.

Cook's Note:

Cashews will be softer if you add them in the beginning of the cooking process. If you like the cashews to have more of a crunch, add them right before serving.

Nutrition Facts

408 calories; protein 35.2g; carbohydrates 28.2g; fat 17.8g; cholesterol 78mg; sodium 1367.5mg. Full Nutrition