Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

1# pumpkin seeds

1 gallon boiling salted water

½# powder sugar

1 t cayenne

1 t nutmeg

fryer oil in thick sauce pot

salt

Method:

Heat water to boil and blanch pumpkin seeds for two minutes.  Drain over strainer, discarding the water.  Place seeds in bowl and add powdered sugar, cayenne, curry and nutmeg, rest for three minutes.  Heat oil in tall, thick pot to 350 degrees.  Flash fry the seeds approximately one minute and remove with strainer.  Allow to cool on sheet pan.  Discard oil when cool.

Enjoy as a snack or addition to salad.

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