Spicy Maple Pecans

  

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Output: 500 ml (2 cups)

 

  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup
  • 5 ml (1 teaspoon) chili powder
  • 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) onion powder
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) garlic powder
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) cayenne
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 1 ml (1/4 teaspoon) salt
  • 500 ml (2 cups) pecan halves

 

Preparation

1.With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2.In a bowl, combine the syrup, spices and salt. Add the pecans and stir to coat well.

3.Scatter the pecans evenly over the baking sheet and bake, stirring every 5 minutes, until well toasted, about 15 minutes.

4.Let cool.

5.Serve as cocktail nibbles or use as a garnish for Maple Pork Medallions.

 

Source: Ricardo Larive  at  www.ricardocuisine.com