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Chinese Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Jaden Hair
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 8 servings
Calories 327 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound raw peanuts also called green peanuts
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 3 star anise
  • 1-3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 tablespoons of kosher or sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Wash the peanuts. In a large pot, add in all of the ingredients. Fill pot with water, enough to cover the peanuts by 3" when submerged. Optional - use a plate to submerge the peanuts in the water.

FOR PRESSURE COOKER:

  • Cook under pressure 60 minutes high (it will take time to get up to pressure as well as cool-off period to release steam). Follow manufacturer's instructions.

FOR SLOW COOKER:

  • Cook high for 6-8 hours

FOR STOVETOP:

  • Bring to boil, cover and set heat to low. Simmer for 3-4 hours or until desired tenderness.
  • Alternatively, you can soak the peanuts overnight in cool water. The next day, simmer on stovetop for 1 hour or until desired tenderness.

Nutrition

Calories: 327kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 15gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 2629mgPotassium: 432mgFiber: 6gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 2mg
Keyword boiled peanuts, peanut recipe, spiced nuts
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