Spicy Fruits and Walnut Popcorn

Menu Part: 
Appetizer
Cuisine Type: 
American

Crunchy with walnuts, this spicy, sweet and salty mix makes a filling and nutritious snack. It can be bagged for grab-and-go nibbling or set out on the bar for happy hour.

Ingredients

2 large egg whites
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp. sweet paprika
1 1/2 tsp. cayenne
1 tbsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp. curry powder
1 to 2 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 cups walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
9 cups freshly popped unsalted popcorn
1 cup golden raisins

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or no-stick aluminum foil; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, combine egg whites, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, cayenne, cumin, curry, salt and pepper; whisk until very well combined.
  3. Add walnuts; toss well to coat completely. Add popcorn and toss until spice mixture is well distributed.
  4. Transfer mixture to prepared baking sheet; spread into even layer. Bake about 15 min. until coating is dry and both nuts and popcorn are crisp; cool.
  5. Add raisins and mix well. Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to three days.
Source: Recipe courtesy of California Walnuts

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