Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - A slow cooker makes boiled peanuts super easy to make!  A warm, salty, tender boiled peanut is the perfect snack for any occasion!

A slow cooker makes boiled peanuts super easy to make! 

A warm, salty, tender boiled peanut is the perfect snack for any occasion! 

Hot boiled peanuts are a traditional southern snack. Now, they aren’t for everyone. You either like them or you don’t.

My daughter and I love boiled peanuts but my husband won’t even think about eating one. To each their own, right?

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Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - bag of raw peanuts

Use raw peanuts for this recipe. If you can only find raw dried peanuts soak them overnight in cool water before placing them in the slow cooker. Dried peanuts will take much longer to cook if not soaked first.

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - raw peanuts in the crock of a slow cooker

Rinse the peanuts in cold water, drain and place them in the crock pot.  Add the kosher salt, cajun seasoning, and water.

Stir to combine, place the lid on a cook on low for 20-24 hours. This is where programmable slow cookers come in handy!

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts in the crock of a slow cooker

Periodically check the water level to make sure they are covered.

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - peanuts in a red basket lined with red and white checkered paper

After 20 hours check for desired tenderness.

The cooking time might need to be extended to up to 24 hours.

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - peanuts in a red basket lined with red and white checkered paper

Drain the liquid from the peanuts and discard.

Store the peanuts in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts - A slow cooker makes boiled peanuts super easy to make!  A warm, salty, tender boiled peanut is the perfect snack for any occasion!

Serve and enjoy these simple yet tasty slow cooker boiled peanuts!

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Best Boiled Peanut Recipe

Slow Cooker Boiled Peanuts

A slow cooker makes boiled peanuts super easy to make!  A warm, salty, tender boiled peanut is the perfect snack for any occasion!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: boiled, crock pot, peanuts, slow cooker
Servings: 12
Calories: 431kcal
Author: DSTR

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs raw green peanuts
  • 1/3 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup Creole seasoning
  • 10-12 cups water (enough to cover)

Instructions

  • Rinse the peanuts in cold water and place them into the crock of the slow cooker. 
  • Add the other ingredients and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for 20 to 24 hours. 
  • Discard liquid and store the peanuts in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Notes

Most creole seasonings have salt in them. If you use one that doesn’t, you might want to add additional salt.
You can make these spicy by adding about 1/3 cup hot sauce if desired.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 3171mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 3mg

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