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Sunday Suppers with Lunchbox Love–Paleo Crockpot Cashew Chicken

Chinese food is very popular in our house and this is a great recipe for a crockpot version of Cashew Chicken, one of our family’s favorite dishes. This version from The Preppy Paleo combines browned chicken with a super easy sauce and it will make you forget your local takeout place.

Sunday Suppers with Lunchbox Love | Crockpot Paleo Cashew Chicken

(image and recipe from The Preppy Paleo)

1/4 cup arrowroot starch
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 lbs. chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
1 tbs. coconut oil
3 tbs. coconut aminos
2 tbs. rice wine vinegar
2 tbs. organic ketchup (tomato paste would work also)
1/2-1 tbs. palm sugar
2 minced garlic cloves
1/2 tsp. minced fresh ginger
1/4-1/2 red pepper flakes
1/2 cup raw cashews

Place starch and black pepper in a large Ziploc bag. Add chicken pieces and seal; toss to thoroughly coat meat.

Melt coconut oil in a large skillet or wok. Add chicken and cook for about 5 minutes until brown on all sides. Remove and add to crock pot.

Mix coconut aminos through red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Pour mixture over chicken and toss to coat. Put lid on crock pot and cook on low for 3-4 hours.

Stir cashews into chicken and sauce before serving.

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