Cajun Puffed Lotus Seed Snack Mix

Cajun Puffed Lotus Seed Snack Mix

Cajun Puffed Lotus Seed Snack Mix

Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
15 Minutes
Makes 10 servings approx.
No question. These crunchy, floral popcorn-like bites can and will shake up your snack routine. Coated with chili powder, cumin paprika and combined with nuts, pretzels and coconut chips, they make an addicting snack mix for curing cravings at home or on the go. See Test Kitchen Tip below to learn more.
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon Hot Chilli Powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Granules

  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon Smoked Paprika

  • 15 grams (1/2 ounce) puffed lotus seeds

  • 25 grams (1 ounce) pretzel sticks

  • 25 grams (1 ounce) toasted coconut chips

  • 50 gram (2 ounces) unsalted raw almonds

  • 50 grams (2 ounces) unsalted raw pistachios

  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil


  • 1 Pre-heat oven to 180°C, 350°F Gas Mark 4. Mix salt and spices in small bowl then set aside. Mix lotus seeds, pretzel sticks, coconut chips, almonds and pistachios in large bowl. Drizzle with oil and toss to combine. Add the spice mixture and toss to coat well.
  • 2 Spread mixture evenly on large shallow foil-lined baking sheet.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes or until fragrant, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack and store in airtight container.