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Wolfgang Puck's Spicy Caramelized Pecans

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“These pecans are delicious on their own or in salads. Truly superb.”
READY IN:
7mins
YIELD:
1 Cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add pecans to a pot of boiling water in two batches, boiling for two minutes Drain and shake off all excess water.
  2. Sprinkle salt and cayenne over nuts.
  3. Coat with sugar, allowing the sugar to melt into the pecans.
  4. Toss the nuts in the strainer, slowly adding all sugar.
  5. DO NOT USE UTENSIL TO TOSS.
  6. Carefully add nuts to hot oil.
  7. Cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Remove with slotted spoon and allow to cool on cookie sheet.

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