Chile-Lime Cashews

It's a bright idea to add citrus to the classic party pairing of cool drinks and crunchy nuts.

  • Servings: 8
Chile-Lime Cashews

Source: Everyday Food, June 2009


  • 2 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons dark-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3 cups raw unsalted cashews


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, using the back of a wooden spoon, grind salt with lime zest. Add dark-brown sugar, red-pepper flakes, and egg white and whisk together until frothy. Add cashews and toss to coat.

  2. Spread cashew mixture in a single layer onto a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake until golden, 20 minutes. Let cool completely.


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