Cajun-Style Crockpot Boiled Peanuts

Boiled peanuts
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  • 8 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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There are two important things to consider when making boiled peanuts. First, they take a very long time to cook. After many unsuccessful times cooking on the stovetop all day and they still aren't done, you may you just give up. So, the best way to cook boiled peanuts is to use a Crockpot. Secondly, make sure to use raw peanuts opposed to roasted ones. Raw peanuts sometimes are also called “green” peanuts because of their raw state.

What You'll Need

  • 10 cups peanuts (raw, washed)
  • 1 tablespoon​ Cajun seasonings (like Tony Chachere’s)
  • 1/4 cup salt (kosher)

How to Make It

  1. Into a Crockpot, add raw peanuts, Cajun spice and salt.
  2. Add enough water to cover the peanuts.
  3. Turn Crockpot on to high and cook covered until peanuts are soft, about 8 to 10 hours.