Fried Salted Peanuts
Serves: Makes a heaping 2 cups
  • 1 quart peanut or other vegetable oil
  • 1 pound (heaping 1 cup) raw peanuts
  • Kosher salt
  1. Heat oil in a 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven or soup kettle to 350 degrees over medium heat. Set a colander over a large bowl. Lay a double layer of paper toweling on a large rimmed cookie sheet. Add peanuts to Dutch oven; fry, stirring frequently, until fragrant and golden, about 5 minutes. Drain peanuts in colander and immediately turn onto paper towels, sprinkling generously with salt. (Can be stored in an airtight tin for a week or more.)
Recipe by Three Many Cooks at