My husband was so excited to find this grill basket- Now it’s time to make Smoked Almonds

 

Applewood smoked almonds are one of my husband’s favorite snack foods.
Anything cooked over fire is guaranteed to make him happy.
Maybe it is that caveman instinct to preserve the kill.
Perhaps its just that smoking a piece of meat means he gets to putter around a fire for hours and hours.
No matter, whenever he smokes a pork butt, this is the final step.
Ed tends to use a combination of applewood and oak for his fires.  Feel free to mix it up with your available wood.

The Smoked Almonds recipe really couldn’t be easier but I’ll tell you anyway

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Smoked Almonds
 
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When my husband spends the day smoking a pork butt for dinner, he always finishes the process with this recipe. Feel free to mix up the nuts and seasonings
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds of raw organic almonds. We use this brand
  • 3 tablespoons rice bran oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic powder optional
  • Chili powder to taste
Instructions
  1. Stir the almonds together with the oil till well coated
  2. sprinkle with seasonings
  3. Place in grill basket
  4. Smoke for 30-45 minutes or till you can't resist anymore
  5. Restrain from eating them all in one sitting.

 

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8 Responses to My husband was so excited to find this grill basket- Now it’s time to make Smoked Almonds

  1. David S August 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm #

    where did he get the grill basket?

  2. Peter van Rens July 27, 2013 at 5:09 pm #

    Now that is a good idea. Why didn't I think of this?

  3. Jean Layton July 22, 2013 at 11:11 pm #

    They were raw before smoking

  4. CA Vescera July 22, 2013 at 10:09 pm #

    Are they raw almonds, or roasted?

  5. Jean Layton July 22, 2013 at 10:09 am #

    Ed had the smoker going for a pork butt. It was charcoal start with oak and apple chunks. It ran for 4 hours, then he put the almonds on. He oils the almonds with rice bran oil and adds a bit of his chili spice mixture. Lets them go for 30 minutes or so

  6. Jean Layton July 22, 2013 at 10:09 am #

    They are organic almonds

  7. Darrin Brownlee July 22, 2013 at 10:09 am #

    So do you have steps to make them?  Type of chips?  Do you just use plain almonds and smoke them?

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