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Grill Roasting Makes These Five Spice Cashews Perfect

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A pile of lightly glazed cashew nuts

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.

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Five Spice Cashews Recipe


A pile of lightly glazed cashew nuts
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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:
American
,
Chinese

Makes:

Servings: 1 pound

Takes:

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cooling time: 2 hours

Ingredients

Notes:
About the salt. Remember, Morton's coarse kosher salt is half the concentration of table salt so if you use table salt, use half as much. Click here to read more about salt and how it works.
Metric conversion:

These recipes were created in US Customary measurements and the conversion to metric is being done by calculations. They should be accurate, but it is possible there could be an error. If you find one, please let us know in the comments at the bottom of the page

Method

  • Preheat your grill/smoker to 225°F (107.2°C) in the indirect zone.
  • Soak the nuts in water for 10 minutes and drain well.
  • Mix the juice with the spice and salt, stir in the nuts and coat.
  • 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.

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Published On: 9/21/2018 Last Modified: 10/22/2021

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