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chili lime cashews

  • Author: Jennifer Stewart
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 13 mins
  • Yield: 1 pound 1x


These roasted chili lime cashews have a little kick to them with a bright, zesty finish. Great for game-day snacking and keeping things spicy!



1 pound raw cashews

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 tablespoon lime zest

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice


Place raw cashews on a lined baking sheet.

Preheat oven to 400F.

Roast nuts in the oven for about 7 minutes. You will be able to smell the nuts when they are done. Be sure not to overcook!

While the nuts are roasting, mix all the other ingredients in a small cup and stir to combine.

When cashews are done, place nuts in a heat-proof bowl.

Stir in the oil mixture and toss to coat evenly.

Place coated cashews back on the baking sheet and toast for 1 more minute to dry the mixture.

Remove and serve.

Uneaten cashews (if there are any) can be stored in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.


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  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Cashew, Chili, Lime, Snack, Tailgating