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Easy Keto Cashew Chicken Recipe

This easy cashew chicken recipe will quickly become a family favorite!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword easy cashew chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 333.3kcal



  • Heat a pan over low heat and toast the cashews for 8 minutes or until they start to lightly brown and become fragrant. Remove and set aside.
  • Dice chicken thighs into 1 inch chunks. Cut onion and pepper into equally large chunks.
  • Increase heat to high and add coconut oil to pan.
  • Once oil is up to temperature, add in the chicken thighs and allow them to cook through(about 5 minutes).
  • Once the chicken is fully cooked. Add in the pepper, onions, garlic, chili garlic sauce and seasonings(ginger, salt, pepper). Allow to cook on high for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add liquid aminos, rice wine vinegar, and cashews. Cook on high and allow the liquid to reduce down until it is a sticky consistency, There should not be excess liquid in the pan upon completing cooking.
  • Serve in a bowl, top with sesame seeds and drizzle with sesame oil. Enjoy!


Net Carbs: 6.7g


Calories: 333.3kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 22.6g | Fat: 24g | Fiber: 1.3g