Save this Simply RecipesSee original recipe on

Spicy Garlic Cashew Chicken

Spicy Garlic Cashew Chicken


  • 1 cup roasted, salted cashew nuts
  • 6 tbsp chopped cilantro (include stems)
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed or olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (use gluten-free for gluten-free version)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 jalapeƱo peppers, sliced (discard seeds or not, to taste)
  • juice of one lime, plus lime wedges for garnish
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 pounds chicken thighs