Chinese amber walnuts
Recipe type: Snack
  • Walnuts
  • Oil
  • Sugar
  • Honey
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  1. In a heated wok, pour just enough oil to cover the walnuts.
  2. When the oil is hot, add in walnuts and quickly fry it.
  3. When the walnuts get crispy (it takes around 3-5 mins), take them out.
  4. Keep 1 or 1/2 tablespoons of oil in the wok (remove the rest).
  5. Add in 4-5 tablespoons of white sugar, stir it well in the oil until you can see the sugar and oil form a ‘sticky’ thin paste in the wok.
  6. Add in 2 tablespoons of honey, then 2 full teaspoons of toasted sesame seeds.
  7. Add in fried walnuts, mix the walnuts in the sugar paste well.
  8. Remove the walnuts from the wok, and leave them to cool down.
Recipe by Cooking Simple Chinese food at Home at