Recipe of the Month: Cashew Chicken Dip

Cashew Chicken Dip
This unique appetizer is a tasty spin on your favorite Chinese take-out flavors. By serving it with fresh veggies and whole-wheat crackers, you’ll be increasing your guests’ nutrient intake in a very tasty way.

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 ½ cups Greek style plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 (12.5 oz) can white chicken, packed in water (97% fat free), drained
  • 1 cup water chestnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup roasted and unsalted cashews, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce, low sodium


In a decorative bowl, mix together all ingredients, saving 2 tablespoons of cashews and 1 tablespoon of green onions.  Top with remaining cashews and green onions for garnish. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with raw vegetables (like carrot sticks, cucumber slices, pea pods and red pepper slices) or whole-wheat crackers.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Calories: 120
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 14mg
Sodium: 89mg
Carbohydrates: 9g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Protein: 10g
Calcium: 8% Daily Value

Recipe provided by Midwest Dairy AssociationSee Original Recipe Here

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