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Cajun Boiled Peanuts

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is my husband's spicy and delicious recipe! It's a tradition during football season. Dry crab boil and jalapenos instill the peanuts with a distinctive salty, spicy flavor."
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Ingredients

8 h 5 m servings 403 cals
Original recipe yields 32 servings (8 cups)

Directions

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  1. Place peanuts in a slow cooker. Sprinkle with dry crab boil. Cover with water. Stir in sliced jalapeno peppers and their liquid. Cover the slow cooker, and cook the peanuts on low 8 hours, or overnight, until peanuts float to the top of the water.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 403 calories; 35 g fat; 11.6 g carbohydrates; 18.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 71 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My family and I thought these were fantastic! I have a "normal" sized crock pot, and found a 1.5 oz bag of peanuts worked perfectly. I used HALF of an Old Bay seafood one-step shrimp & crab boi...

Most helpful critical review

I WAS DISAPOINTED, I COULDN'T EVEN GIVE ANY AWAY.

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My family and I thought these were fantastic! I have a "normal" sized crock pot, and found a 1.5 oz bag of peanuts worked perfectly. I used HALF of an Old Bay seafood one-step shrimp & crab boi...

I WAS DISAPOINTED, I COULDN'T EVEN GIVE ANY AWAY.

I'm not sure how this recipe can call for 5 pounds of peanuts?? Even using an extra large crock pot, I could not put that many in. I filled it with as much as I could, probably too much, for I c...

I rated the recipe a 4 but w/ modifications it was a 5 star success. Like the others...no way will my crockpot hold 5 lbs & it is a lg. crockpot. I used 1 1/2 lbs (although I probably could have...

Florida is known for its boiled peanuts. Boiled Peanut carts are everywhere. When a dear friend came to Jacksonville who loves these peanuts, we tried this recipe. They were perfect. We had ...

Oooo These are SPICY! If you like HOT food these are great. I think Boiled PEanuts are an acquired taste. And being from the South I have definitly acquired a taste for Boiled Peanuts. These is ...

I lived in Jacksonville Florida for a month years ago and wanted to duplicate the wonderful spicy boiled peanuts sold roadside there. This recipe isn't it. I got a Zatarain's crab boil package...

I slow boiled them stove-top with this recipe plus Kosher salt. My crew likes the spice, next time will add LA. hot-sauce. I guess it depends on where you live, the raw peanuts are varied i...

I tried to follow the advice of the two reviewers below by adding salt and reducing the quantity. Although I'm glad I used 3 lbs instead of 5, I am NOT happy about the .75 cup of salt I added! ...