spicy nuts

Spicy nuts: Just what you need for snack time. Image: Supplied.

Spicy mixed nuts combo: For that weekday snack that’s healthy and tasty

If you’re looking for a daily snack that won’t pack on the kilos, nuts are always a great option. Try our spicy mixed nuts combo and spice up your day.

spicy nuts

Spicy nuts: Just what you need for snack time. Image: Supplied.

If you enjoy living a healthy lifestyle but still enjoy snacks, it can be hard to find something that’s tasty and good for you. Nuts are an amazing source of healthy fats and our spicy mixed buts combo ramps up the flavour. Whether you have a game this weekend or need a small snack during your day at work, buts help you keep your snack portions low and still get some energy for the rest of the day.

Spicy mixed nuts combo suggestions

You can go to your favourite store and pick up any combination of peanuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts, macadamias, hazelnuts, whole almonds, cashews, etc. They are dusted with smoked paprika, mild curry powder, coriander and other aromatic flavours. After toasting for up to 10 minutes you can even add some dried fruits or seeds to your liking. This recipe can get your food prep creativity going for the whole week. Store in an airtight container.

If you’re looking for a daily snack that won’t pack on the kilos, nuts are always a great option. Try our spicy mixed nuts combo and spice up your day.

Spicy mixed nuts combo recipe

5 from 2 votes
Recipe by Petrus Madutlela Course: SnacksCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

Ingredients

  • 500 g mixed unsalted nuts (include peanuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, macadamias, hazelnuts, whole almonds, and cashews)

  • 1 tsp mild curry powder

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp ground coriander

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 75 ml sherry vinegar

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

  • 70 g castor sugar

  • salt and pepper

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Line a baking sheet with baking parchment paper.
  • Add the sunflower oil, vinegar and sugar to a bowl. Whisk until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Whisk in the spices, and seasoning to taste.
  • Add the nuts to the spice mixture and mix together until evenly coated.
  • Tip the nuts out onto the lined baking sheet and roast in the oven for 7 minutes, then turn them over and roast for a further 8 – 10 minutes.
  • Allow cooling on the tray. These nuts can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week.

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