Caramel Walnuts Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time2 Hr 30 Min
Ready In2 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Walnuts8 Ounce, shelled (225 Gram)
 Sugar4 Ounce (110 Gram)
 Oil15 Fluid Ounce (400 Milliliter, Preferably Groundnut)
 White sesame seeds3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6158 Calories from Fat 5402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 618 g951.5%

Saturated Fat 71.6 g357.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 31.5 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51.2%

Dietary Fiber 15.2 g60.8%

Sugars 119.2 g

Protein 44 g87.1%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 22.3% Iron 36.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven and switch it off.

MAKING
2 In a pot add water and bring to a boil.
3 Add the walnuts and cook for about 10 minutes to blanch.
4 In a colander or sieve, drain the nuts.
5 Pat dry with a kitchen paper.
6 Spread them on a baking tray.
7 Sprinkle the sugar over the walnuts.
8 Roll them in the sugar to cover evenly.
9 Put the tray of sugared walnuts into the preheated oven an oven.
10 Let them dry for at least 2 hours.
11 In a deep-fat fryer or wok, heat the oil to a moderate heat.
12 Carefully fry a batch of the walnuts for about 2 minutes or until the sugar melts and the walnuts turn golden.
13 Using a slotted spoon, remove the walnuts from the oil.
14 Sprinkle them with some of the sesame seeds.
15 Place them on a cake rack to cool.
16 Repeat the process with the remaining walnuts.

SERVING
17 Serve them warm or cold.

TIP
Once cooled, the caramel walnuts can be kept in a sealed glass jar for about 2 weeks.
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