Chef Don's Kitchen Recipe File


RECIPE NAME: Candied Pistachios Original Date:
DIRECTORY: Procedures 11/19/01
    Revision Date:

Make sure the oil is heated in a large enough pan to avoid overflowing when adding the sugar coated nuts!!




Pistachio Pieces cup    
Canola Oil (for frying) 4 cups    
Powdered sugar cup    
Salt sprinkle    
Cayenne pepper sprinkle    
Water to boil Pistachios first 4 cups    


Heat the oil to 375 degrees F in a pan suitable for frying. Bring the water to the boil.

Drop the pistachios pieces in the water and bring to a boil.

Strain immediately and sprinkle with salt, pepper and powdered sugar.

Mix with a spoon or spatula until the powdered sugar is melted and completely coating the nuts.

Drop the coated nuts into the hot oil and fry until golden brown.

Pour out onto a sheet pan to cool.