Give Your Peanuts A Taste Of Morocco
Contributed by: News Canada
(NC) - Enjoy a variation on a traditional favourite with the Moroccan flavours of these spiced peanuts. Keep them on hand for snacking, or package them in attractive canisters or tins for gifts.
- Moroccan Peanuts*
- 1 large egg white
- 3 cups dry roasted, unsalted peanuts
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 150 C (300 F).
In a medium bowl, beat egg white with 1 tablespoon water until frothy. Add peanuts; toss to coat well. If necessary, pour peanuts into a strainer and let any excess liquid drain off.
Combine remaining ingredients in a resealable plastic bag; mix well. Add peanuts and toss gently to coat evenly. Spread peanuts in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet.
Bake at 150 C (300 F), in center of oven for 15 minutes. Stir peanuts, reduce heat to 135 C (275 F), and bake 45 minutes. Remove peanuts from the oven and loosen with a spatula. Cool in pan 30 minutes.
Store in tightly covered container.
For more information and recipes, visit www.peanutbureau.ca.
* Recipe courtesy of USA National Peanut Board
Serving Size: Makes 9 Servings (1/3 Cup)
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 334 cal; 23 g carb; 12 g pro; 24 g fat (61% cal from fat); 0 mg chol; 4 g fiber; 484 mg sod.