Chinese Fried Walnuts Recipe

Chinese Fried Walnuts Recipe
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Chinese Fried Walnuts make delicious snacks. Learn how to make/prepare Chinese Fried Walnuts by following this easy recipe.
Chinese Fried Walnuts Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Pound shelled walnuts
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Salt to taste
How to make Chinese Fried Walnuts:
  • Place walnuts in a medium stock pot.
  • Cover with water and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Strain, but do not rinse.
  • Transfer to a bowl and toss with sugar, while still hot, until well coated.
  • Heat 3 inches of oil in a large saucepan, over medium-high heat.
  • When oil appears to shimmer, fry 1 nut to test for heat.
  • Nut should begin to sizzle immediately.
  • Fry 1/3 batch of nuts at a time, for 4 to 5 minutes, uncovered.
  • Toss nuts before each batch and repeat.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer each batch to a cookie sheet to cool.
  • Season to taste, with salt and break apart when cool.
  • Chinese Fried Walnuts are ready.