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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Teriyaki Cajun Style

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Teriyaki Cajun Style

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littleone302000

My family and I have always loved these during the pumpkin season. Over the years I've come to tweak it to our tastes. More flavor and a little more spice, but NOT overdoing it. I hope you love this as much as we do. Trust me on the seasonings. Seems to be a lot, but SO very worth it. I usually get quite a bit out of these with everyone just passing them around. You can make a bigger batch of these (which I have done many times). Just adjust the ingredients to the amount of pumpkin seeds you have. This a great snack for parties or family night.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 102 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 330 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper; set aside in a cool, dry place and allow to dry overnight, turning seeds a time or two during several hours of drying.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  3. Mix melted butter, Cajun seasoning, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, seasoned salt, and teriyaki sauce in a bowl; toss the pumpkin seeds in the seasoned butter to coat. Set seasoned pumpkin seeds aside for 5 minutes to absorb flavors. Spread seeds onto a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until seeds are browned and fragrant, 45 minutes to 1 hour; stir after 30 minutes. Remove and let cool until seeds stop making a popping noise; sprinkle with salt if desired.
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Reviews

Christina
2
10/31/2013

These were very good! I did not add the extra salt, and they were fine that way. The flavors were nice, I just wish the seasoning didn't get so dark, it sorta gave them a bitter taste, but other than that the family really enjoyed them. I would make them again! Thanks for sharing. :)

thesoupergirl
0
11/22/2012

I have tried to find the perfect cajun inspired pumpkin seeds for years. Thank you for bringing this amazing recipie to my home.