Air-Fried Salted Cashews
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Air-Fried Salted Cashews

Toasted nuggets of salty cashew goodness! Make a double batch and keep them in the cupboard. Add them to your trail mix, sprinkle them into a stir fry or use them to jazz up your favorite salad.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer

35 mins total time

10 mins active time


Makes 2½ cups



  • cashews icon
    2⅓ cups (12 oz) cashews
  • large egg white icon
    1 large egg white
  • kosher salt icon
    1½ tsp kosher salt


  • 1Evenly spread the cashews in the air fry basket. Insert the basket in the middle position. Set the oven to Bake, No Fan, 450°F, for 3 minutes and press Start to lightly toast the cashews.
  • 2Remove the cashews from the oven and stand for 10 minutes to cool.
  • 3Adjust the oven Air Fry, Super Convection, 300°F, for 10 minutes and press Start. Meanwhile, place the egg white in a large bowl and whisk until frothy. Add the salt and whisk for 1 minute, or until soft peaks form.
  • 4Add the cooled cashews to the egg white and stir to coat. Evenly spread the cashews in a single layer, in the air fry basket.
  • 5Place the basket in the middle position and cook for 10 minutes. Halfway through cooking, carefully stir the cashews and continue cooking.
  • 6The cashews should be golden brown. If not, cook for a few more minutes.
  • 7Cashews can be served warm or cooled. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Gluten Free

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