Roasting Peanuts

Roasting Peanuts

Conventional Oven Roasting Place peanuts in-shell or shelled, one layer deep in a shallow baking…

Conventional Oven Roasting

Place peanuts in-shell or shelled, one layer deep in a shallow baking pan. roast in a 350-degree oven 15-20 minutes for in shelled and 20-25 minutes for in-shell peanuts. Remove from heat just short of doneness desired as peanuts continue to cook as they cool.

Microwave Oven Roasting

Place 2 cups raw shelled peanuts in a 10 x 6-inch glass or similar microwave container. Dot with butter or margarine. Microwave on high for two minutes. Stop. Stir peanuts. Continue to microwave two minutes at a time followed by stirring until peanuts have been microwave 10* minutes for light roast: 12* minutes for regular roast. Remove from microwave. (Peanuts continue to cook as they cool.) Season to taste.

Oil Roasting (French Frying)

2 Cups raw shelled red skin or blanched type peanuts

1 1/2 cups peanut oil or enough to cover peanuts

Put peanuts into a colander or frying basket. submerge in peanut oil preheated to 350 degrees and fry for 2 minutes.

Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Serve warm.

For an unusual snack, add 1/4-teaspoon garlic powder or chili powder for each cup of peanuts. Mix thoroughly and serve warm