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Honey-Glazed Walnuts

  • SERVINGS: 4-6
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. Cooking oil for frying
  2. 3 cups walnut halves

Glaze

  1. 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  2. 1 tablespoon butter
  3. 3 tablespoons honey
  4. 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
  5. 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  1. In a wok, heat oil for deep-frying to 300° over medium heat. Add walnuts and deep-fry, turning frequently, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  2. Combine brown sugar and butter in a saucepan. Cook, stirring, over low heat until brown sugar melts. Add honey and five-spice; mix well. Remove saucepan from heat and add walnuts and sesame seeds; toss gently to coat.
  3. Spread mixture in a foil-lined baking pan. Let stand until cool. Break into bite size pieces before serving.