Spicy Peanuts

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Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

These are an easy, tasty snack. We love these to snack on when watching TV or movies.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Once these spicy peanuts are cooled, they're addictive to munch on. The peanuts are toasted and spicy with a nice flavor of garlic and onion from the Cajun spices. Simple ingredients create a fantastic savory snack. If you're looking for an easy hostess gift, give these a try. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp
    canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    Creole seasoning or Cajun seasoning (like Tony Chachere's)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 2 c
    lightly salted party peanuts

How to Make Spicy Peanuts

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add seasoning and red pepper.
  2. Stir until combined.
  3. Stir in peanuts.
  4. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes, stirring constantly until peanuts are evenly coated and hot.
  5. Cool slightly and serve. These are good served warm or cool.
  6. Can be stored in a tightly cover container for up to 3 weeks.

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About Spicy Peanuts

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southwestern
Collection: Gifts to Give
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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