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Easy Keto Cashew Chicken


This Keto Cashew Chicken is a low carb version of a classic Chinese takeout favorite! A super easy (and healthy), one-skillet meal that’s the perfect busy weeknight meal!

Course dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Easy Keto Cashew Chicken, keto cashew chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 300 kcal


  • 1 1/2


     chicken breast cut into chunks

    Can also use thighs.

  • 1/8


  • 1/8

  • 2 tsp

    avocado oil

  • 1 green pepper cut into chunks
  • 1

    white onion cut into chunks

  • 1/4 cup

    roasted cashews

  • Sesame seeds for garnish

  • Chopped green onions for garnish

  • 1 tbsp

    rice wine vinegar


  • 3 tbsp liquid aminos
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp chili garlic sauce Use only 1/2 tsp for a milder recipe or double if you want it spicier!


  1. In a bowl add sauce ingredients (chili garlic sauce, minced garlic, sesame oil, ginger, salt, and pepper to taste). Set aside.

  2. Heat pan on low heat and toast cashews until lightly brown and set aside.

  3. Add avocado oil to the pan and increase heat to high and add chicken and cook through.

  4. Now, throw in the chopped pepper, onion, and the sauce mixture and cook on high for about 5 minutes.

  5. Next, you’ll add the liquid aminos, cashews, and rice wine vinegar to pan. Cook until sauce has thickened.

  6. Top with sesame seeds and serve!

Recipe Notes

Servings: 6
Calories Per Serving: 300
Net Carbs: 6.5 g

The nutritional information for this recipe is calculated as a courtesy and is an approximate only. I cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipes on this site.