Air Fryer Cashew Chicken

Air Fryer Cashew Chicken

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Crunchy cashews along with tender and flavorful chicken, this air fryer cashew chicken is easy to prepare and easy to make.


Prep Time: 40 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 271kcal


  • 1 lb boneless and skinless chicken thigh or breast (about 500g) cut into bite-size pieces
  • Ingredients for marinade:
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • Other ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup steamed carrots diced
  • 2 tablespoon scallions
  • 1/3 cup roasted cashew halves


  • Mix all the marinade ingredients.
  • Put the chicken pieces in a Ziploc bag along with 2/3 of the sauce and mix. Marinade the chicken for about 30 minutes. If longer, refrigerate it until cooking.
  • Line the fryer basket with a grill mat or a sheet of lightly greased aluminum foil.
  • Spread the chicken out in the fryer basket and air fry at 380F (190C) for 10-12 minutes until the cooked through.
  • In the meantime, use a wok or a frying pan to saute garlic in olive oil until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add the remaining 1/3 of the marinade and stir constantly until the sauce thickens.
  • Toss the chicken, carrots, and cashew in the wok to coat. Then, sprinkle some scallions to serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1228mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1400IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg

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