Cashew Crusted Chicken

Cashew Crusted Chicken Recipe
Cashew Crusted Chicken Recipe
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How do you make cashew crusted chicken?

Jazz up dinner with this savoury, crispy cashew crusted chicken recipe. These golden baked Cashew Crusted Chicken pieces are perfect for a family friendly weeknight meal or a party appetiser with your favourite dipping sauce!

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Kiwi Style, Aussie Style
Keyword Cashew Crusted Chicken, Cashew Crusted Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 x 1/2 fillets
Calories 260 kcal
Author Fare Bite Catering

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 6 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black ground pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 cups chopped cashews

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Preheat oven to 150℃/300℉
  2. Cut chicken fillets into strips or whatever size you like.
  3. Rinse chicken pieces and pat dry with paper towel.
  4. In small deep bowl add flour and salt and pepper.
  5. In medium size deep bowl mix in cashews and panko bread crumbs. Set aside.
  6. In small bowl beat egg and add dijon mustard and honey. Mix well. Set aside.
  7. Coat chicken in flour mixture.
  8. Next, dip in egg mixture.
  9. Coat in cashew and panko mixture.
  10. Place on wire rack and bake for 20-30 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and the juices run clear.

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

This protein-packed recipe is great for meal prepping as a healthy lunch, as a quick and easy weeknight dinner, or as a finger food at your next gathering.

Cashew Crusted Chicken Serving Suggestions

➥ Great with mashed potatoes and mixed vegies.

➥ Instead of fish and chips, have chicken and chips.

➥ Serve with roasted veggies and a side of sweet potato fries.

➥ Roll in a Tortilla wrap with cheese and salad.

➥ Having a party? Serve as a finger food with a dipping sauce. eg. Barbecue Sauce, Peanut satay or garlic all come to mind.

Cashew Crusted Chicken Variations

If you want to make the recipe up a bit more interesting, add more spices and herbs.

➥ Cayenne pepper

➥ Italian herbs

➥ Cajun seasoning

➥ Cut the chicken breasts in half to turn them into chicken tenders and serve with honey Dijon.

Cashew Crusted Chicken Calories

These nutrition facts are for 6 fillets halved.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.9g
Saturated Fat 2.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 46mg
Sodium 303mg
Total Carbohydrates 18.3g
Dietary Fibre 1.2g
Sugars 2.9g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 1mcg
Calcium 23mg
Iron 3mg
Potassium 156mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at

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One thought on “Cashew Crusted Chicken”

  1. We had these at my birthday party. Mom cut them in to strips and we had them with a nice peanut satay sauce like you said

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