Honeyed Cashew Chicken

Honeyed chicken with halved cashews


  • 14 cup raw honey
  • 1 12 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup finely chopped raw cashews
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp ghee


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together first five ingredients. Dip each chicken breast half into the mixture, making sure all sides are evenly coated. 
  2. After soaking one, sprinkle with cashews on all sides. 
  3. Repeat with remaining chicken. 
  4. Heat ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat and sear chicken for 4 to 6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
Nutrition Info: 
301 Calories, 23 g Protein, 62 mg Cholesterol, 7 g Carbohydrates, 6 g Total sugars (6 g Added sugars), 1 g Fiber, 18 g Total fat (5 g sat), 297 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, ★★★★ Phosphorus, ★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Potassium

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Leanne Ely

Leanne Ely is a New York Times bestselling author and the creator of the original menu planning website Saving Dinner, now online for over 20 years.

A nutritionist since 1993, Leanne cares deeply for her audience. Through her own personal journey, she has taken herself out of the kitchen and into her audience’s daily lives to encourage them to live their most vibrant lives, heart, mind, body, and soul.