Spicy Cashew-Peanut Bar Mix

Recipe based on: https://www.saveur.com/spicy-cashew-peanut-recipe/

 

Ingredients

 

             
  •   3 tbsp. canola oil
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  •   2 cups roasted and unsalted cashews
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  •   2 cups roasted and unsalted peanuts
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  •   3 tbsp. sugar
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  •   1 tbsp. ground coriander
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  •   1 tbsp. ground Sichuan peppercorns
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  •   1 tbsp. Kosher salt
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  •   1 tsp. Thai chile flakes
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  •   3  garlic cloves, minced
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  •   2 tbsp. fish sauce
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  •   2 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus more as needed
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  •   1  shallot, thinly sliced
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  •   1  bunch Thai basil, leaves roughly torn
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Instructions

 

             
  1.   Heat oven to 250°. In a 12-inch skillet, heat the oil over medium. Add the cashews, peanuts, sugar, coriander, peppercorns, salt, and chile flakes and cook until toasted and the sugar caramelizes, about 5 minutes. Add the fish sauce and 2 tablespoons of lime juice and cook until dry, about 8 minutes.
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  3.   Transfer to a baking sheet and cook until warm and crispy, 10 to 12 minutes. Toss with shallots and basil and squeeze with fresh lime juice to serve.
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