Chilli nuts

Chilli nuts

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 6
A little kick of chilli does wonders with nuts

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal425
  • fat42g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.13g
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Ingredients

  • 50g butter, softened
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 25g sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

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    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 300g pecan nuts
    Pecan nuts

    Pecan

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    Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Mix together the butter, sugar and cayenne, then toss through the pecans, and season with salt if you like. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then spread out the nuts in a single layer. Cook in the oven for 5 mins. Give the nuts a good stir and cook for another 5 mins or until they are crisp. Remove and leave to cool. You can store the nuts in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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Comments (6)

dewiiwed's picture

Amazing! Made as a side for a Spanish sangria . I also made a dipping sauce of 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce (blue dragon), 1 tsp soy sauce, 1tsp paprika. Fab!!!!!!!!

sarahcookerybook's picture

Really moreish. As if this isn't diet-busting enough, I add a sprinkle of soft brown sugar and a handful of fresh rosemary, like Nigella's Union Square bar nuts. Yum.

juliav's picture
5

Made the chilli nuts as a starter for an american sticky rib n thigh meal. Guest loved it, my hubbie loved it - will definately do again.

janehorst's picture

Loved this recipe. Also works well with whole almonds mixed with the Pecans.

janehorst's picture

Loved this recipe. Also works well with whole almonds mixed with the Pecans.

catherinedmoore's picture
5

Love these. Quick and easy to do, and good for when you're on the prowl for a snack, but don't want something too unhealthy.

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