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Spicy Almond Crunch Puffs

Created by Chef Henry Hill on behalf of Almond Board of California



Prep Time

30 minutes

Serves: 1oz
Almond Crunch Puffs
  • 25g (41.19%) Potato Starch, Penpure 85D
  • .2g (.33%) Whole Almonds
  • 20g (32.95%) Water
  • 3g (4.12%) Salt
  • 10g (16.47%) Corn Starch
Jalapeno Seasoning Mix (3g per serving of Spicy Almond Crunch Puffs)
  • 10g (38.39%) Freeze Dried Red Onion
  • 3g (11.52%) Freeze Dried Red Jalapeno
  • 3g (11.52%) Freeze Dried Red Jalapeno
  • 1g (3.84%) Freeze Dried Lemon Peel
  • 1g (3.84%) Freeze Dried Tomato
  • 1g (3.84%) Freeze Dried Red Chili
  • .05g (.19%) Garlic Powder
  • 1g (3.84%) Cumin Powder
  • 5g (19.19%) Sea Salt
  • 3g (11.52%) Tapioca Maltodextrin
  1. Adjust benchtop panning machine to 100RPM with almonds inside.
  2. Spray almonds with Water to create a slurry and alternate dusting with Potato Starch until a crust is formed.
  3. Transfer to a pot of oil heated to 375F, and fry until crisp. Reserve Almond Crunch Puffs in a bowl.
  4. In a blender, combine Jalapeno Seasoning Mix dry ingredients and blend into a fine dust.
  5. Toss Almond Crunch Puffs with Jalapeno Seasoning Mix.
Nutritional Info
Per Serving
Calories 127
Total Fat .2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1405mg
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fiber .4g
Total Sugars .8g Inclues 0g Added Sugars
Protein .3g
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 12mg
Iron .5mg
Potassium 48mg

This recipe amps up the traditional snacking experience with flavored almonds, offering a modern take on a grab-and-go snack. Whole almonds are pannned and coated with a savory, crispy and craveable potato crust, then tossed with jalapeno seasonings that bring the heat.

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