Spicy Boiled Peanuts

posted in Appetizer

From the Kitchen of Lara Lyn Carter



  • 3 lb. boiling green peanuts
  • 3 large limes
  • 4 large jalapeƱo peppers cut in half
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp. celery salt
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 6 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup coarse salt



Put peanuts in a large stock pot and cover them with water. Zest the limes and

add the zest, juice and peel to the pot. Add all of the remaining ingredients. Bring

the peanuts to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cook covered for 4 hours. Be

sure to stir the peanuts every 30 minutes and add water as needed to keep

peanuts covered.

After 4 hours, remove the peanuts from the heat and allow them to sit in the pot

for 8 hours. Drain the peanuts and remove the remains of the peppers, garlic, and

limes. Rinse the peanuts and drain them well. Store the peanuts in the