Slow Cooker Chicken and Cashews

Slow Cooker Chicken and Cashews


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About this recipe: Very little preparation time is required for this recipe. Chicken thighs are slow cooked with a Chinese-style sauce and topped with cashew nuts. Delicious over noodles or rice.


Serves: 6 

  • 675g chicken thighs
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 bunch spring onions, chopped
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped
  • water to cover
  • 450g raw cashews

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5hr30min  ›  Ready in:5hr40min 

  1. Place the chicken thighs in a slow cooker. Add the garlic, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, pepper, spring onions and white onion to the slow cooker. Pour enough water over the mixture to cover everything. Cook on High for 5 hours. Sprinkle the cashews over the mixture and cook another 30 minutes. Serve hot.

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Reviews (2)


Super easy to make. Used black instead of white pepper and put as little water as I could get away with so chicken was only about 2/3 covered - you don't lose the moisture from slow cookers so if you add too much it just ends up watery. It was tasty but not the most wow dish I have ever made. I served with stir fried bok choy and peppers and rice. - 01 Jun 2015


Good taste and plenty for 6. I added some carrots cut into thin lengths and also at the same time as adding the cashews gave it a stir noticed it was a little wattery for my liking and added some water mixed with cornflour. - 14 Sep 2014

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