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30 Minute Cashew Chicken

We make this cashew chicken recipe almost every week. It's super fast, super easy and the kids love it. Be sure to make extras because leftovers are great! :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com

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Enjoy this healthy 30 Minute Cashew Chicken recipe for a quick weeknight dinner. It’s easy, keto-friendly, and the kids always love it! Serve perfectly over our Instant Pot Brown Rice or Coconut Rice!




  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Spray a 9” x 13” glass pan with cooking spray or grease with a butter wrapper.
  3. Place the chicken pieces in a single layer in the pan.
  4. Top with the cashews and 4 cups of vegetables.
  5. Add all the white onions and about half the green onions on top. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the sauce: stock, soy sauce (or liquid aminos), vinegar, sriracha, cornstarch, honey, garlic, and sesame seed oil.
  6. Pour over the vegetables and chicken.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the sauce, is bubbly and the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Let cool slightly for about 5 minutes for the sauce to thicken.
  9. Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds. Salt and pepper to taste.


  • Keep leftovers stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.


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