Chinese Boiled Peanuts Recipe
- 1 lb raw peanuts (also called green peanuts)
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled
- 3 star anise
- 1-3 sticks cinnamon
- 3 tbsp kosher salt (or sea salt)
- Wash the peanuts.
- In a large pot, add in all of the ingredients.
- Fill pot with water, enough to cover the peanuts by 3" when submerged. Optional - use a plate to submerge the peanuts in the water.
FOR PRESSURE COOKER:
Cook under pressure 60 minutes high (it will take time to get up to pressure as well as cool-off period to release steam). Follow manufacturer's instructions.
FOR SLOW COOKER:
Cook high for 6-8 hours
FOR STOVETOP 1:
Bring to boil, cover and set heat to low. Simmer for 3-4 hours or until desired tenderness.
FOR STOVETOP 2:
Alternatively, you can soak the peanuts overnight in cool water. The next day, simmer on stovetop for 1 hour or until desired tenderness.