Boiled Peanuts


Boiled peanuts make a delicious snack! Learn how to make them with this recipe.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
5 pounds


  • 5 pounds raw peanuts, in shells

  • 1 cup salt, or to taste

  • water to cover


  1. Wash peanuts and place them in a pot. Add salt, then water to cover. Bring water to a boil.

  2. Let peanuts boil in water for 3 hours.

  3. Test peanuts; add more salt to taste if needed and continue cooking until they reach the softness/consistency you desire.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

322 Calories
28g Fat
9g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Calories 322
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 2345mg 102%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 401mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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