1 pound mixed shelled nuts, such as almonds, cashews, peanuts, etc.
2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
For savory chili nuts, toss the nuts with 2 tablespoons peanut oil, 2 teaspoons chili powder and 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, then finish the recipe.