Wash the lettuce and green onions (the onions are optional). Drain them well and set of paper towels. Tear the lettuce into bit size pieces. Add the oranges. Toss. Set in bowl inside the refig.
Make the dressing and set aside.
In a large cast iron skillet place the sugar in and turn on the heat to high. When it looks like it is melted, add the nuts. Stir when it looks like it is boiling. Coating the nuts well. Stir till the sugar is an amber color.
Very quickly turn out on to a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with Pam or lightly buttered. Scrape the pan of all the melted sugar.
When cooled. Beat the coated nuts into pieces.
Add the candies nuts to the salad..toss and serve with the dressing.