Serves/Makes:About 4 cups
- 1 cup (225 ml) water
- 3/4 cup (175 ml) sugar
- 1 lb (.5 kg). walnut halves
- 1 cup (225 ml) peanut oil
- Combine water and sugar in saucepan.
- Cook 5 minutes to make syrup.
- Place walnuts in jar with cover; top with syrup.
- Cool; cover; let stand overnight; drain.
- Heat oil in uncovered wok at 325 degrees (175 C.).
- Add nuts in batches; fry 1 to 2 minutes.
- Remove from oil with strainer.
- Drain on paper towels.
- Serve immediately.