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a bowl of crock pot boiled peanuts

Crock Pot Boiled Peanuts

Gina
Crock Pot Boiled Peanuts in the shell are a southern snack traditionally served in a brown paper bag with a salty and sometimes spicy delicious flavor.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 d
Total Time 1 d 5 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 438 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound peanuts green, raw
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 10 cups water Or more, the peanuts need to be covered with water.
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Seasoning Old Bay or Tony's Chachere's. Double or triple if you like it really spicy

Instructions
 

  • Fill a big bowl or bucket with water, then dump in your raw peanuts. Pick out any stems or leaves as you run your hands through the peanuts and water. Rinse and do this several times until the water runs clear of dirt.
  • Add salt, vinegar, peanuts, and water into the Crockpot
  • Add seasoning, if you want them a little spicy. Stir
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 22 to 24 hours. You may need to add a little more water before they are finished cooking so keep an eye on them. Test taste if the peanuts are soft. If not, cook for an additional hour and test again.
  • Southern style serving: Put peanuts and a little juice in a plastic bag. Slip that bag in a brown paper lunch sack to serve.
    Or you can just serve in a bowl, be sure to add a little juice, and give everyone plenty of napkins.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 438kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 20gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 9468mgPotassium: 594mgFiber: 8gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 42IUCalcium: 137mgIron: 4mg
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