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Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken is an easy weeknight meal with all the amazing flavors of the popular takeout dish. Tender chicken surrounded by crisp and tender veggies with crunchy cashews and an incredible sweet and savory sauce.

Hey everybody! It’s Kelly from Life Made Sweeter back again with another easy weeknight dinner!

Sheet pan meals have become a big thing around our house in the last few years. They are such a lifesaver when I don’t have a ton of time to prep before 5 pm. Clean up is a breeze and you can use any combination of protein or veggies you like or have on hand.

This Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken is an amazing meal that shows up regularly around our house. My son loves anything with cashews and this dish is a great way to sneak in more veggies for him at the same time!

Everything cooks up on the sheet pan while soaking in the flavor-packed sweet and savory sauce. The chicken stays nice and juicy while the broccoli and bell peppers are cooked tender crisp.

Enjoy it alone or serve it over your favorite rice or quinoa. Either way you choose, it will be so much easier and healthier than takeout!

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Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken

4.93 from 26 votes
By: Kelly Kwok
Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken is an all in one meal with the amazing flavors of the popular takeout dish. Tender chicken surrounded by crisp and tender veggies with crunchy cashews and an incredible sweet and savory sauce.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

For the Sauce

For the chicken and vegetables

Optional garnishes

  • Toasted sesame seeds and chopped green onions

Instructions 

!For the sauce:

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, cornstarch and water until combined. Bring to a simmer, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens and bubbles. Remove from heat and set aside.

!For the chicken and vegetables

  • Preheat oven to 400°Line a large sheet pan with parchment paper or foil coated with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Season chicken with salt and black pepper then drizzle spoonfuls of sauce over the chicken coating well on both sides. Reserve at least half of the sauce for later.
  • Cook in preheated oven for 8 minutes then remove the pan.
  • Arrange the broccoli florets, bell peppers and cashews in a single layer around the chicken. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper and drizzle spoonfuls of the sauce and toss everything to coat. Return to the oven and cook for another 8-12 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.**
  • Remove pan from oven and drizzle with remaining sauce. Serve over rice or quinoa and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

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Nutrition

Calories: 95kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 880mgPotassium: 240mgFiber: 2gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 1200IUVitamin C: 80.9mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 0.9mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian American
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About Kelly Kwok

Kelly is the blogger behind Life Made Sweeter. She is a self-taught baker and loves using her slow cooker. You can often find her in the kitchen dreaming up tasty new dishes that are quick and easy to make for her family. She also enjoys adding a fun and healthy twist to many classic favorites.

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