Make these irresistible sweet-salty jumbles out of mixed nuts and--surprise--uncooked chow mein noodles.
cup butter or margarine
cup dark corn syrup
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
teaspoon black pepper
can (11.5 oz) mixed nuts
cup chow mein noodles
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt, if desired
Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment or waxed paper; spray paper with cooking spray.
In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in sugar, corn syrup and peppers. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often, until sugar melts and glaze begins to thicken. (Mixture will look foamy.)
Remove from heat; stir in nuts and chow mein noodles. Immediately drop in stacks of about 2 tablespoons each onto cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Cool completely.
Dark corn syrup has a caramel flavor and color added, which give it a darker color and stronger flavor than light corn syrup.
Store these spicy little stacks tightly covered between layers of waxed paper.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Piece
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 4 1/2g,
- 4 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.