Sweet and Spicy Walnuts

Sweet and Spicy Walnuts 150 Image by: Sweet and Spicy Walnuts 150 Author: Canadian Living

These piquant nuts are a light introduction to an entertaining menu. If you expect hearty appetites, supplement the offerings with a selection of p?s and cheeses.

  • Portion size 5 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon five-spice powder (or 1 tsp/5 mL ground allspice)
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 6 cups walnut halves (about 1 1/4 lb/625 g)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Method

Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Or line with foil; grease foil. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together five-spice powder, ginger, salt, cinnamon, cumin, garlic powder, egg whites and hot pepper sauce until foamy. Add walnuts, tossing to coat completely. Sprinkle with sugar, tossing to coat again. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Spread on prepared sheet. Roast in 350°F (180°C) oven, stirring once, until darkened and crisp, about 20 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or freeze up to 1 month.)

Nutritional facts Per 1/2 cup (125 mL) : about

  • Sodium 394 mg
  • Protein 8 g
  • Calories 332.0
  • Total fat 31 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 12 g

%RDI

  • Iron 13.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 21.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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