Cajun Boiled Peanuts

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  • 2 lbs peanuts in shells
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • Zatarain's Crab & Shrimp Boil
  • 1 tbsp red pepper
  • 1 cup jalapeno peppers, sliced


Step 1

Rinse peanuts. Put in a large pot and add water almost filling the pot.

Step 2

Add salt to water and stir well. Cover pot and cook on high heat bringing water to a boil.

Step 3

Add crab boil mix, red pepper and jalepenos to water.

Step 4

Lower heat to make sure water doesn't boil over. Keep adding water as needed to keep peanuts below water. Bring water back up to boiling when adding water.

Step 5

Boil for 3.5 - 4 hours. Peanuts are ready when the nut is no longer hard.

Step 6

Remove from water by straining and allow to cool a while before serving.

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