Roasted Tajin Nuts are an irresistible snack! Tajin is a Mexican chili-lime seasoning blend, and it is a delicious and unique way to spice up your roasted nuts! You only need 3 ingredients and 15 minutes for this super simple recipe.
In these Roasted Tajin Nuts, the combination of chili and lime adds an intense flavor to otherwise plain mixed nuts.
Additionally, it adds a bit of heat and makes them completely irresistible!
Every time I bring these Mexican chili lime nuts to a party, they disappear in minutes and everyone asks how to make them. I'm almost embarrassed to tell them just how simple they are! Almost.
Roasting nuts with Tajin is a great way to add a flavorful and unique twist, turning simple peanuts and nuts into the BEST snack.
Whip up a batch in just 15 minutes with 3 ingredients.
Use store-bought or Homemade Tajin Seasoning (Chili Lime). I'm a HUGE fan of the seasoning. It just adds so much flavor with just a few shakes.
It's also incredible on this easy recipe for Tajin Chicken.
Why You'll Love This Recipe
- Ready in just 15 minutes.
- Tajin nuts have a big, bold, incredible flavor.
- Perfect for Superbowl, a tailgate, a party, a potluck, or just to snack on at home.
- You only need 3 ingredients: mixed nuts, butter, and chili lime seasoning.
- Perfect as a DIY edible gift.
You only need 3 simple pantry ingredients for this recipe!
- Tajin - The Mexican chili lime seasoning. Buy it at the grocery store or try making your own homemade tajin.
- Butter - melted butter helps the seasoning to stick to the nuts when they're roasting. Make it dairy free with vegan butter.
- Nuts - Use your favorite nuts. Try peanuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, cashews etc...
See the recipe card for quantities and method.
Follow these step-by-step instructions, then scroll down for the full ingredients list and method.
Prepare for roasting: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
Flavor the nuts: Melt the butter (in a microwave or on the stovetop), then stir in the tajin seasoning.
Coat the nuts: Add the nuts to a medium bowl, then pour the tajin butter over the nuts and toss to coat.
Roast the tajin nuts: Spread the nuts onto the baking sheet in a single layer and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden, stirring halfway through. If you want them crunchier, roast them for a few more minutes.
Store: Allow the nuts to cool completely and serve or store.
Scroll down for the full ingredients list and method.
- Try making it with a mix of nuts, or different single varieties. It works well with walnuts, almonds and peanuts!
- Instead of butter, you can use dairy free butter or oil.
- Try stirring in a tablespoon of mixed nuts towards the end of the cooking time.
We usually just serve up our Tajin Nuts as they are and eat them on their own. But here are some other ideas for ways to enjoy yours!
- Sprinkle over salads.
- Use as a garnish for soup.
- Mix with dried fruit and chocolate chips for a trail mix.
- Add to roasted vegetables and grain bowls.
- Put them into jars and give as an edible gift to teachers, friends or neighbors.
More Snack Recipes
- Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
- Microwave S'mores
- Lemon Blueberry Cookies
- Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies
- Sage and Cranberry Turkey Meatballs
- Soy Garlic Chicken Wings
- Bacon Wrapped Chicken Wings
Store: Store your Tajin Nuts in a clean jar in a cool dry place for up to 1 month.
Roasted Tajin Nuts
- Mixing Bowl
- Baking Sheet
- 3 cups unsalted mixed nuts 400g/14 ounces
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon chili-lime seasoning Tajin
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Add the nuts to a medium bowl.
- Melt the butter (in a microwave or on the stovetop), then stir in the tajin seasoning. Pour it over the nuts and toss to coat.
- Spread the nuts onto the baking sheet in a single layer and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden, stirring halfway through. If you want them crunchier, roast for a few more minutes.
- Allow the nuts to cool completely and serve or store.
The nutritional information provided is approximate and can vary depending on several factors, so is not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietician for special diet advice.