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how does one salt nuts?

 
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pbonefirst



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:31 am    Post subject: how does one salt nuts? Reply with quote

I don't eat a lot of salted nuts, but when I do, I like them...salted. I have tried to add kosher salt or regular salt or French sea salt to bland nuts from a can, but all the salt keeps falling off the nuts, leaving not a trace of salt on the nut! I'd be willing to put them in the oven, whatever, (omg, do I have to grind the salt into a powder, like popcorn salt?) but I would like to make the salt stick to the nuts. Mixed nuts, almonds, any kind of nut. If there is an answer, I'm confident I'll find it here! (p.s. I've been a member here for years, but I moved to Portland (foody town) OR, changed my email address, so I had to re-register. Hello to all old friends)))) Happy to be back! sp
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Dilbert



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

howdy howdy!

I tried this years and decades back - it is the popcorn salt, or finer, that is needed and then....

as far as I got, I had to (re)toast/roast the nuts with a little bit a oil, making them 'sticky' - then add the salt.

'dry roasted & salted' also exists - I suspect they do a light water spray then salt then dry. never tried that.

if you can find raw ie not yet roasted nuts, that might work better
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