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Southern Boiled Peanuts

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Ingredients
  Peanuts 3 Pound
  Red pepper flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare the brine with salt and enough water and soak the peanuts in brine water. This means that for every pound of peanuts, you add a quarter cup of salt to the water and soak for between 12-24 hours.

MAKING
2. Drain off the brine water and rinse the peanuts.
3. Add water again to the peanuts.
4. Add red pepper flakes and sugar and mix.
5. Put this on the stove to cook for 2 hours.
6. Remove from stove and drain the water out and pour the peanuts into a large bowl.

SERVING
7. Scoop into a smaller bowl and enjoy this healthy snack.

Things You Will Need
Salt - 3 Cups (48 tbsp) for brining peanuts

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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