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Hot and Spicy Peanuts

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Hot and Spicy Peanuts
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 28 min
  • Servings 2
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Garlic and chili powder spice up this make-ahead snack.
Updated May 6, 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 cups unsalted dry-roasted peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A versatile blend, chili powder is made from ground dried chilies plus herbs and spices such as oregano, coriander, cumin and clove.
  • tip 2
    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

240 Calories, 19 g Total Fat, 9 g Protein, 8 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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