Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts


"Boiled peanuts make a delicious snack!"


3 h 5 m servings 322 cals
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Original recipe yields 40 servings



  • Calories:
  • 322 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 27.9 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2801 mg
  • 112%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wash the peanuts and place them in a pot. Add salt and water. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Let the water boil for 3 hours.
  3. Taste the peanuts, if they are not salty enough for your taste add more salt. If you would like the peanuts to be softer, return the water to boil and cook until they reach the consistency you desire.
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  1. 76 Ratings


I like mine salty: the trick (to get the right flavor), is to boil them to the right consistancy, usually about 2 hours. Then, if you want them saltier, DO NOT add more salt and boil some more. ...

The only thing this recipe lacks is a reminder to let the peanuts sink. You really must let them sit in the water until they sink for them to be really excellent. Also don't be afraid to put in ...

Boiled peanuts are the best. My dad has been making them for years. When we moved away from the south we had to learn how as they are not readily available everywhere. I was surprised how eas...

add 5 tablespoons of cayenne,5 whole cloves of garlic and 6 whole dried red chiles ,then you have a real boiled peanut recipe

peanuts came out great,i made about 5lbs,whats the best way to store them?

After spending 20 yrs in Ga. then moving to Buffalo I couldn't find boiled peanuts anywhere here so decided totry making my own this recipe was easy and delicious

An old southern tradition in my family, boiled peanuts are good when simmered for 2-3 hours. Make sure you use raw or green peanuts for this recipe!

We loved this! Added some liquid crab boil for a kick and only cooked 2 lbs of the peanuts. Once they came to a good boil, I then transferred them to the crockpot and cooked on low overnight a...

Our family loves boiled peanuts. They taste so much better than the name sounds. To get a saltier taste, we used rock salt instead of plain salt. I recommend this recipe.