You can make your own five-spice powder for this sweet yet spicy gift. Mix together 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) each cinnamon, ground cloves, pepper and crushed fennel seeds and star anise.
- Portion size 5 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004
Line rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or grease; set aside.
In large bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy; whisk in five-spice powder. Add pecans, walnuts and cashews; toss to coat completely. Add sugar and salt ; toss to coat. Spread on prepared pan.
Roast in 350°F (180°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until browned, fragrant and coating is dry, about 25 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.)
Nutritional facts Per 1/4 cup (50 mL) : about
- Sodium 102 mg
- Protein 4 g
- Calories 188.0
- Total fat 17 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 2 g
- Total carbohydrate 8 g
- Iron 8.0
- Folate 8.0
- Calcium 2.0