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Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 6 hrs to 8 hrs on low or 3 to 4 hours on high

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Almost as easy as carryout, this savory slow cooker recipe is a fun way to celebrate the Chinese New Year--or any red-letter day.


  • 1 10 3/4 - ounce can condensed golden mushroom soup
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 1 16 - ounce package frozen broccoli stir-fry vegetable blend
  • 1 4 - ounce can (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • Hot cooked brown rice* (optional)


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine mushroom soup, soy sauce, and ginger. Stir in chicken, stir-fry vegetables, and mushrooms.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Stir cashews into chicken mixture. If desired, serve over hot cooked rice. Makes 6 servings.


  • * For really fast rice, use two 8.8-ounce pouches cooked whole grain brown rice and heat them in the microwave according to package directions.


  • For Easy Cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

(Cashew Chicken)

Servings Per Recipe 6, Riboflavin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 68, Thiamin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 8, vit. C (mg) 17, carb. (g) 13, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, fiber (g) 3, Folate (µg) 12, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Monounsaturated fat (g) 3, Niacin (mg) 11, sat. fat (g) 2, pro. (g) 31, vit. A (IU) 1263, iron (mg) 2, cal. (kcal) 256, calcium (mg) 20, Potassium (mg) 319, sugar (g) 4, sodium (mg) 1026

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