Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Watch Now
In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, butter, water, and cornstarch. Bring to a full boil, and remove from heat. Watch Now
In a large bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Gradually beat in cooked syrup mixture. Stir in salt, vanilla, and pecans. Pour into pie shell. Watch Now
Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until filling is set.