Sugared Curry Pecans
These spiced nuts are terrific for entertaining. Or, pack them in cellophane bags for a great homemade gift. —Norma Granley, Ronan, Montana
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + cooling
Makesabout 3 cups
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 3 cups pecan halves
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the first six ingredients; microwave, uncovered, on high for 15 seconds. Add pecans; toss to coat.
- Microwave, uncovered, 3-4 minutes longer or until lightly browned, stirring after each minute. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Sprinkle with salt. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1/3 cup: 299 calories, 27g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Sugared Curried Nuts in Country Woman Christmas 2011