Hot and Spicy Peanuts

Garlic and chili powder spice up this make-ahead snack.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 28 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
2
garlic cloves, crushed
2
cups unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Heat oil in 8-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil, stirring occasionally, until garlic is golden brown; remove garlic and discard.
  • 2 Stir peanuts and chili powder into skillet. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until peanuts are warm; drain. Sprinkle with salt. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature up to 1 month.

Expert Tips

A versatile blend, chili powder is made from ground dried chilies plus herbs and spices such as oregano, coriander, cumin and clove.

Keep a jar of minced garlic on hand. Substitute 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon minced garlic for each clove of garlic called for in your recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
170 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19 g
19 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
140 mg
140 %;
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
8 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
9 g
9 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.