Boiled Peanuts - a deliciously simple and tasty snack. Takes several hours on the stove (much faster in a pressure cooker) but well worth the effort.
American, Chinese, Malaysian
in their shells (450g)
(or less if you prefer it less salty) (60g)
Wash peanuts 4 to 5 times to get rid of dirt. Place in a 5-quart pot. Fill with enough water to cover peanuts. Place on the stove and allow water to come to a boil.
Add salt. Lower heat and allow peanuts to cook for at least 4 hours**.
Add a ½ cup water after every hour.
Remove and drain. Serve warm or at room temperature. Peanuts may be kept at room temperature for up to 2 days.
** For softer peanuts, continue boiling for up to 8 hours.
It takes about 1¼ to 1½ hours to cook in the pressure cooker. Soaking peanuts overnight reduces the cooking time.
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