Thursday, January 20, 2011

Brined and Roasted Pecans

After trying these fresh and home roasted, you may never want to eat a canned nut again!  

As published in Southern Living, December 2010 

Prep Time:  10 Minutes
Total Time:  35 Minutes
Makes:  2-1/2 Cups


2 cups warm water
1/2 cup sugar
2-1/2 cups Pecan halves
3 tablespoons kosher salt

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Stir together 2 cups warm water and 1/2 cup sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • Soak Pecan halves in water mixture 10 minutes; drain well.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons kosher salt in a foil lined pan.
  • Arrange pecans in a single layer in pan; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon kosher salt.
  • Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.
  • Toss Pecans in a strainer to remove excess salt, if desired.

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1 comment:

  1. I LOVE pecans! These look awesome - can't wait to try!



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