Smoked BBQ Almonds, Grill Roasted With Memphis Dust

Pop one of these homemade smoked almonds and you won't stop.

Seasoned with AmazingRibs.com's famous Meathead's Memphis Dust recipe then roasted on the grill until kissed with just the right amount of smoke, these almonds are an amazing snack while watching the big game, relaxing poolside, or kicking off a backyard BBQ and grilling bash.

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 smoked almonds and mix in a barbecue rub and you end up with a real treat perfect for munching with beer.

Course. Appetizer. Side Dish. Snack.

Cuisine. American.

Makes. About 1 pound

Preparation time. 20 minutes if you have Meathead's Memphis Dust pre-made, and you should always have some on hand

Cooking time. 30 minutes

Cooling time. 2 hours

Ingredients

1 pound raw almonds, skins on

3 teaspoons Meathead's Memphis Dust recipe

2 teaspoon Morton's kosher salt (read more about the science of salt here)

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 spice mix 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 BBQ smoked almonds or store in an airtight container.

Meathead Goldwyn

Meathead is the founder and publisher of AmazingRibs.com, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.

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