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Smoked and Spiced Pecans

Photo: Greg Dupree
Active time 5 mins
Total time 45 mins
Yield

Serves 16 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 97
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 5.6 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 60 mg
  • calcium 9 mg
  • sugars 1 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Prepare a smoker or grill according to manufacturer's instructions, with an area cleared of coals to make an indirect heat area. Bring internal temperature to 300°F to 325°F. Combine pecan halves, canola oil, brown sugar, chile powder, and salt; transfer to an aluminum pan. Place pan over indirect heat. Smoke mixture, maintaining temperature, until pecans are toasted, 35 to 45 minutes.