Spanish Spiced Almonds. A traditional tapa of salty, smoky almonds. |

Spanish Spiced Almonds (Almendras Fritas)

A small bowl of these smoky Spanish Spiced Almonds makes a great starter or tapa for your next gathering. Delightfully addictive.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 213kcal
Author Flavour & Savour



  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for 8 - 10 minutes until aromatic and slightly darker in colour.
  • Meanwhile, combine the smoked paprika and sea salt in a small dish.
  • Remove almonds from the oven and place in a medium bowl.
  • Toss with olive oil and sprinkle with the paprika - salt mixture. Serve warm.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1.4mg