How To Make Smoked Almonds On The Grill

Almonds, smoked to perfection on the grill, are an amazing treat any time of the day.

The perfect snack for a cookout or tailgating adventure, smoked almonds have never tasted this good! Say goodbye to canned smoked almonds forever and hello to fresh, delicious nuts smoked at home on the grill. 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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Smoked almonds on the grill

After you taste these simple smoked salted almonds, you'll never buy the commercial stuff again.

Course. Appetizer. Side Dish. Snack.

Cuisine. American.

Makes. 1 pound

Preparation time. 20 minutes

Cooking time. 30 minutes

Cooling time. 2 hours

Ingredients

1 pound raw almonds, skins on

3 tablespoons Morton's kosher salt

Method

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

2) Prep. Soak the nuts in water for 10 minutes and then drain. Sprinkle with the salt and stir.

3) Cook. 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.

4) Serve. Once cooled, serve the smoked almonds immediately or store in an airtight container.

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