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  • Serves: 16 Servings

Boiled Peanuts

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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Raw unshelled peanuts
  • 1 1/2 Whole Bat Kok (chinese star
  • -anise)
  • 4 qt Water
  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 1 c Hawaiian salt (depends on
  • -amount of saltiness
  • -desired)


Rinse peanuts until water is clear. Combine the peanuts with Hawaiian
salt and 4 quarts water in an 8-quart pressure cooker. Let soak overnight.
Add the bat kok, then cover the pressure cooker. Bring pressure up to 15
pounds and cook for 1 hour, keeping pressure constant at 15 pounds. Release
pressure according to manufacturer's directions. Let soak for 30 minutes
more. Drain water.

To cook without pressure cooker: Soak peanuts and cook with bat kok for 3
hours, simmering gently. If more water is needed, add more accordingly to
keep the peanuts wet.

Note: If peanuts are too salty, drain salted water and rinse with fresh


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