Slow-Cooker Chicken with Cashews
Recipe from Family Circle

If you have a craving for Asian food, why not turn to the slow cooker instead of your wok? This recipe brings together chunks of chicken, carrots, snow peas, pineapple, and cashews in a ginger-flavored soy sauce.


Slow-Cooker Chicken with Cashews

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   pound 
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2   cups 
    baby carrots
  • 1/2  cup 
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 4   tablespoons 
    ginger-flavored soy sauce (such as House of Tsang) or regular low-sodium soy sauce
  • 8   ounces 
    snow peas, trimmed
  • 2   cans 
    (8 ounces each) pineapple tidbits, drained, and 2 tablespoons juice reserved
  • 1   
    sweet red pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 3   tablespoons 
    cornstarch
  • 1/2  cup 
    roasted cashews
  • 3   cups 
    cooked brown rice (optional)
Directions
1.
Stir together chicken, carrots, broth and 2 tablespoons soy sauce in slow cooker bowl. Cover and cook for 3 hours on HIGH or 5 hours on LOW.
2.
Remove cover and stir in snow peas, pineapple and red pepper and cook an additional 20 minutes.
3.
In small bowl, stir together remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons pineapple juice and cornstarch. Stir into liquid in slow cooker bowl. Stir in cashews and cook an additional 10 minutes or until liquid has thickened. Serve over rice, if desired.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 249, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 44, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 23, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 22, sodium (mg) 366, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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