Recipe by Jan
"This is really easy. Raw cashews are available at health food stores. Using raw cashews does make a difference - there is no salt, they are much sweeter, and they are addicting as a snack!"
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unsweetened flaked coconut
buttery round crackers
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
This was great. I just finished eating it with my mother and we both adored it. I know this will fast become a regular meal in our house. It was so easy to prepare and took no time at all. We had it with mashed potatoes - what a great combination. I would recommend this to anyone and I will be sharing it with all my friends. The only (very minor) downside was that the cashews were a bit expensive. We're going to try it with peanuts next time.
I think the type of cracker matters! I used champagne cracked pepper - not buttery enough I guess. Maybe Ritz would have been better. The coating was too thick and crunchy and a bit dry.
An absolutely wonderful recipe! I went with the sweetened coconut and salted cashews as did some others. Also, since I noticed that many people seemed to have trouble getting the coating to stick, I added a beaten egg to the melted butter. It worked great! I used diced chicken and served it over a bed of lettuce to make Chicken Cashew Salad. Even my somewhat-hard-to-please husband loved it. It's going to be one of our new staple recipes.
This is a yummy recipe. I used smaller pieces of chicken to get more of the cashew coating per bite :) Also, I marinaded the chicken in coconut milk for a couple of hours prior to cooking to bring out that coconut flavor a little more. Thanks so much!
I would give it 5 stars with the changes I made. First off I used sweetened coconut, salted cashews, and breadcrumbs, because that is what I had on hand. Before dipping the chicken, I marinated it for and hour and a half in milk with 1/2 tsp. coconut extract. Then I dipped each chicken breast in the melted butter with a beaten egg, then in the cashew mixture. I omitted the salt and pepper since I was using salted cashews. It cooked beautifully and tasted great! It is one of my husband's new favorites.
greatest chicken ever! i used salted cashews and sweetened coconut, and it turned out wonderful. ive made this several times, whenever i need to impress!
I used raw cashews and sweet coconut. I made chicken strips, so the kids could dip. They turned out great!!
I ran out of ritz crackers, so I substituted panko crumbs. I also used salted cashews and sweetened coconut because that's what I had. I enjoyed this but didn't love it. I think it would be better on fish than chicken.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cashew Chicken I
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 247
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