Sweet and Spicy Asian Nuts

Sweet and Spicy Asian NutsRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes
Cool: 2 Hours


1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon wasabi powder, divided
1 cup roasted, unsalted almonds
1 cup oil-roasted, unsalted cashews
1 tablespoon nori furikake rice seasoning or sesame seeds


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon wasabi powder. Add nuts; toss well to coat. Spread in a single layer on a parchment paper-lined baking pan.

2. Bake at 250° for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

3. Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon wasabi powder and nori furikake in a small bowl. Remove nuts from oven; immediately sprinkle seasoning mixture over hot nuts. Let stand 2 hours to cool and dry.