Mirin Glazed Pecans

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Not too sweet and not too salty, Japanese mirin adds a new dimension to pecans.

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Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


4 whole cloves
2 whole allspice berries
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
1 tablespoon coarse salt
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
8 cups pecans
2/3 cup mirin


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Place all ingredients except pecans and mirin in a spice grinder; grind well. Toss with pecans and mirin.
  3. Place on a baking sheet and bake 10 minutes. Makes 2 quarts.



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