Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Cajun Nuts 2 tablespoons bacon grease 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups unsalted peanuts 1 cup unsalted cashews 1 cup whole unsalted almonds 1 cup pecan halves 1/2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon black pepper Cajun Seasoning 1/4 cup Lawry's seasoned salt 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme Preheat oven to 200 degrees. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for Cajun seasoning. (You will only use 1/2 tablespoon of this mixture. Save the rest for other uses.) In a small pan heat bacon grease over low heat. Add garlic and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Place nuts in a large bowl. Drizzle bacon fat/garlic over nuts and toss to coat. Sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon of cajun seasoning, salt, sugar, and black pepper over nuts. Toss to coat evenly. Pour nuts onto a large baking sheet and place in oven for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.