You are here: Home » Recipes » Cajun Spiced Walnuts Cajun Spiced Walnuts Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 2 cups Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins A spicy kick makes these just the ticket as a pre-dinner nibble with drinks. California Walnut Board PrintEmail Prepare them a day ahead if you can, as the flavors blend and mellow overnight. Ingredients 1 -- egg white1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper1 1/2 teaspoons mixed dried herbs1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt1 teaspoon paprika2 cups (1 pound) California walnut halves and/or pieces Instructions Preheat an oven to 350F. Coat a large, shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl place the egg white, garlic salt, herbs, cayenne, and paprika. Beat with a whisk of fork until blended. Add the walnuts and toss until they are evenly coated, then spread in the prepared baking pan. Bake 16-18 minutes, stirring once after about 8 minutes, until the nuts look dry and toasted. Remove from the oven and cool completely. Store in an airtight container. (Makes 2 cups) MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Prepare ingredients as above. Spread prepared walnuts in microwave-proof dish. Microwave on high in 4 or 5 batches for 2-3 minutes each, until dry and crisp. Cool completely.