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Cashew Chicken I

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is really easy. Raw cashews are available at health food stores. Using raw cashews does make a difference - there is no salt, they are much sweeter, and they are addicting as a snack!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 425
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place crackers, cashews, and coconut in a food processor, and process until they are coarsely chopped.
  3. Dip chicken in melted butter and roll in cracker mixture. Place chicken in foil lined baking dish. Any extra cracker mixture can be blended with a little of the left over butter, and gently packed on to the chicken breasts.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 425 calories; 27.4 14.6 31.4 98 311 Full nutrition

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An absolutely wonderful recipe! I went with the sweetened coconut and salted cashews as did some others. Also, since I noticed that many people seemed to have trouble getting the coating to stic...

Most helpful critical review

I think the type of cracker matters! I used champagne cracked pepper - not buttery enough I guess. Maybe Ritz would have been better. The coating was too thick and crunchy and a bit dry.

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An absolutely wonderful recipe! I went with the sweetened coconut and salted cashews as did some others. Also, since I noticed that many people seemed to have trouble getting the coating to stic...

This was great. I just finished eating it with my mother and we both adored it. I know this will fast become a regular meal in our house. It was so easy to prepare and took no time at all. We ha...

This is a yummy recipe. I used smaller pieces of chicken to get more of the cashew coating per bite :) Also, I marinaded the chicken in coconut milk for a couple of hours prior to cooking to b...

I think the type of cracker matters! I used champagne cracked pepper - not buttery enough I guess. Maybe Ritz would have been better. The coating was too thick and crunchy and a bit dry.

I would give it 5 stars with the changes I made. First off I used sweetened coconut, salted cashews, and breadcrumbs, because that is what I had on hand. Before dipping the chicken, I marinated ...

greatest chicken ever! i used salted cashews and sweetened coconut, and it turned out wonderful. ive made this several times, whenever i need to impress!

This recipe is so easy and tastes great, I always have Thai sweet chili sauce with it.

Just finished eating this, and it was great! I was so amazed at myself for actually having the right ingredients on hand that I completely forgot that I don't have a food processor. No worries, ...

Thank you for this recipe! I added the egg to the melted butter, as another reviewer recommended, and the coating stuck nicely. The beauty of this recipe is in it's simplicity and flexibilit...