Peri Peri and Fennel Spiced Nuts with Dried Fruits
appetizer

Peri Peri and Fennel Spiced Nuts with Dried Fruits

Surprise your guest with this cocktail nut mix that's boldly seasoned with peri-peri sauce and toasted fennel seed. Use hot peri-peri sauce if you prefer some heat. Photo credit: Maria Lichty from Two Peas and Their Pod.
  • 10m

    prep time

  • 1h

    Cook Time

  • 188

    Calories

  • 7

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

12

(3 tablespoons)

Servings

  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Fennel Seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1 cup salted roasted whole almonds
  • 1 cup salted whole cashews
  • 1/4 cup peri-peri sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Heat small skillet on medium heat. Add fennel seed; cook and stir 1 minute or until fragrant. Immediately pour out of hot pan to avoid over-toasting. Finely crush seeds using a small clean coffee grinder, rolling pin or a mortar and pestle. Mix ground fennel seed and sea salt in small bowl

  • Place nuts in large bowl. Add peri-peri sauce; toss until nuts are evenly coated. Sprinkle with fennel seed mixture; toss to coat well. Spread nut mixture in single layer on baking sheet sprayed with no stick cooking spray

  • Bake 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Cool slightly, then break apart. Cool completely. Stir in dried fruit. Store in airtight container up to 2 weeks

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