Five Spice Cashews, Roasted to Perfection on the Grill

These five spice roasted cashews are certain to drive you nuts.

Inspired by Carolyn Malcoun of Eating Well magazine, these nuts have a pleasant Asian lilt to them. Tossed in five spice powder then roasted to perfection on the grill, these nuts will disappear as soon as you serve them at you next tailgating adventure or backyard cookout.

Be sure to visit our "how-to" post on party nuts here to learn more about grill roasted nuts including the best tools for grilling the nuts, suggested ingredients for customizing this and other recipes and so much more!

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Take party snacks to a new level thanks to these delicious five spice roasted nuts that are prepared on the grill.

Course. Appetizer. Side Dish. Snack.

Cuisine. Chinese. American.

Makes. 1 pound

Preparation time. 15 minutes

Cooking time. 30 minutes

Cooling time. 2 hours

Ingredients

1 pound raw cashews

4 tablespoons orange juice

4 tablespoons Chinese five-spice powder

1 tablespoon Morton's kosher salt

Method

1) Preheat your grill/smoker to 225°F in the indirect zone.

2) Soak the nuts in water for 10 minutes and drain well.

3) Mix the juice with the spice and salt, stir in the nuts and coat.

4) Place on an oiled grill topper and smoke for 30 minutes, stirring and flipping after 15 minutes. Take them off, spread the out in a pan and let them cool and harden thoroughly for about 2 hours.

Clint Cantwell

Clint Cantwell is AmazingRibs.com's Senior Vice President, charged with creating recipes, writing articles, shooting photos, and a little bit of everything else. Cantwell was was named one of the "10 Faces of Memphis Barbecue" by Memphis Magazine and was the winner of Travel Channel's "American Grilled: Memphis".

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