Spicy nuts and Hartlief Black Forest ham

The combination of the flavourful and smoky ham with the assortment of spicy nuts is irresistible.
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Recipe from: 30 September 2015
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 100
    Hartlief Black Forest Ham
  • 200
    raw mixed nuts
  • 10
  • 10
    olive oil
  • 2.5
    ground cumin
  • 2.5
  • Dash or two of cayenne pepper (to taste)
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Place the Black Forest Ham on a wire rack, over a baking sheet, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the ham is crispy.

Cut the ham into small pieces and set aside.

Toast the nuts in a heavy based pan over low heat until they start to brown, add the butter, olive oil, spices and ham. Fry until covered in spices and golden brown in colour.

Line a baking tray with paper towel and heat the oven to 140°C.

Place the nuts onto the tray and into the oven for 10 minutes.

Eat this as a snack or serve it as part of a platter.

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