Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

By Taylor KiserSep 22, 2021Jump to Recipe These Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts are so easy to make! Your just a few ingredients away from having a homemade, flavorful, simple snack! Table of Contents Why you will LOVE This Recipe  Nothing’s better than an easy-to-make, delicious AND nutritious snack that you can bring anywhere and enjoy anytime! Some of my favorite grab and go snacks that are also nutritious are vegan granola bars and air fryer apple chips. Today’s recipe is PERFECT for a snack on the go, packed with nutrients, protein and healthy fats to keep you full and energized- I’m going to show you how to make boiled peanuts in instant pot! They’re flavorful and salty and absolutely delicious- the whole crew is going to go crazy over these tasty peanuts.  Ingredients Needed This happens to be one of those recipes that has a very short and sweet list of ingredients. All the flavor is in the peanuts and the instant pot brings them out perfectly! Here’s everything you will need to make your own batch of boiled peanuts in the instant pot: Raw peanuts in the shell (green peanuts)WaterSaltLiquid Smoke (optional) How to make Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts Stir Add the peanuts and water to your instant pot. Add in the liquid smoke and salt, stirring to combine.  Cook Cover the instant pot, set it to sealing, and cook until the peanuts are done. Let the steam release naturally, then drain.  Enjoy Cool off the peanuts as much as you’d like, then serve and DEVOUR! Boiled Peanut Recipe Instant Pot Storage Finished boiled peanuts can be stored at room temperature, right on the counter or in the pantry where they are easily accessible for a snack! I recommend storing them in an airtight container for 1-3 days. If you want them to last longer, you can store them in a container in the fridge for up to 10 days. Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts FAQ Do you eat the shell on Boiled Peanuts? It’s up to you, but I don’t usually eat the shell on boiled peanuts. They can be eaten along with the peanut, or discarded. Do you eat boiled peanuts hot or cold? This comes down to personal preference. I find boiled peanuts delicious right out of the instant pot (after they have cooled slightly), but they can also be enjoyed cold or at room temperature. Do you need to soak raw peanuts after boiling? Some recipes suggest that you soak the raw peanuts before boiling them. For this instant pot recipe, however, no soaking is needed! Can I use Roasted Peanuts? Often, I encourage playing with and tweaking my recipes to suit your needs and the needs of your crew. However, for this recipe, you can only use raw green peanuts. Roasted peanuts will not turn out the same. Can you overcook Boiled Peanuts? Unfortunately, you can definitely overcook boiled peanuts. Overcooked boiled peanuts tend to turn out mushy, so be sure to follow the instructions carefully and not cook them longer than recommended in your instant pot. How can you tell when the Boiled Peanuts are done? Your boiled peanuts will be done when the shells are nice and soft and the peanuts are also soft, but not mushy.  more recipes to try Recipe Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts Serves: 16 Servings Cook: 1 hour 20 minutes Total: 1 hour 20 minutes Ingredients1 Lb Raw peanuts in the shell (also called green peanuts)11 Cups Water1 1/2 Tbsp salt1/2 Tbsp Liquid smoke (optional) Instructions Tips & Notes:*if you want less soft peanuts, try cooking 10 mins less. Nutrition Info:Calories: 162kcal (8%) Carbohydrates: 4g (1%) Protein: 7g (14%) Fat: 14g (22%) Saturated Fat: 2g (13%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Sodium: 668mg (29%) Potassium: 211mg (6%) Fiber: 3g (13%) Calcium: 35mg (4%) Iron: 1mg (6%) Nutrition Disclaimer Recipes written and produced on Food Faith Fitness are for informational purposes only. Author: Taylor KiserCourse:SnackCuisine:American Share your creationsTag @foodfaithfit and hashtag it #foodfaithfitness so I can see what you made! STAY IN DA KNOW (AND GET SPECIAL BEHIND-THE-SCENES INFO) BY FOLLOWING ALONG WITH FFF ON PINTEREST, FACEBOOK, AND TWITTER! This post may contain affiliate links, but I only recommend products that I actually use and

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

These Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts are so easy to make! Your just a few ingredients away from having a homemade, flavorful, simple snack!

instant pot full of Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Why you will LOVE This Recipe 

Nothing’s better than an easy-to-make, delicious AND nutritious snack that you can bring anywhere and enjoy anytime! Some of my favorite grab and go snacks that are also nutritious are vegan granola bars and air fryer apple chips. Today’s recipe is PERFECT for a snack on the go, packed with nutrients, protein and healthy fats to keep you full and energized- I’m going to show you how to make boiled peanuts in instant pot! They’re flavorful and salty and absolutely delicious- the whole crew is going to go crazy over these tasty peanuts. 

Ingredients Needed

This happens to be one of those recipes that has a very short and sweet list of ingredients. All the flavor is in the peanuts and the instant pot brings them out perfectly! Here’s everything you will need to make your own batch of boiled peanuts in the instant pot:

  • Raw peanuts in the shell (green peanuts)
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Liquid Smoke (optional)
shells from peanuts for Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

How to make Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Stir

Add the peanuts and water to your instant pot. Add in the liquid smoke and salt, stirring to combine. 

Cook

Cover the instant pot, set it to sealing, and cook until the peanuts are done. Let the steam release naturally, then drain. 

Enjoy

Cool off the peanuts as much as you’d like, then serve and DEVOUR!

Boiled Peanut Recipe Instant Pot Storage

Finished boiled peanuts can be stored at room temperature, right on the counter or in the pantry where they are easily accessible for a snack! I recommend storing them in an airtight container for 1-3 days. If you want them to last longer, you can store them in a container in the fridge for up to 10 days.

a large bowl full of Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts FAQ

Do you eat the shell on Boiled Peanuts?

It’s up to you, but I don’t usually eat the shell on boiled peanuts. They can be eaten along with the peanut, or discarded.

Do you eat boiled peanuts hot or cold?

This comes down to personal preference. I find boiled peanuts delicious right out of the instant pot (after they have cooled slightly), but they can also be enjoyed cold or at room temperature.

Do you need to soak raw peanuts after boiling?

Some recipes suggest that you soak the raw peanuts before boiling them. For this instant pot recipe, however, no soaking is needed!

Can I use Roasted Peanuts?

Often, I encourage playing with and tweaking my recipes to suit your needs and the needs of your crew. However, for this recipe, you can only use raw green peanuts. Roasted peanuts will not turn out the same.

Can you overcook Boiled Peanuts?

Unfortunately, you can definitely overcook boiled peanuts. Overcooked boiled peanuts tend to turn out mushy, so be sure to follow the instructions carefully and not cook them longer than recommended in your instant pot.

How can you tell when the Boiled Peanuts are done?

Your boiled peanuts will be done when the shells are nice and soft and the peanuts are also soft, but not mushy. 

peanuts for Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts soaking in instant pot

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Ingredients

  • 1 Lb Raw peanuts in the shell (also called green peanuts)
  • 11 Cups Water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp Liquid smoke (optional)

Instructions

Tips & Notes:

*if you want less soft peanuts, try cooking 10 mins less.

Nutrition Info:

Calories: 162kcal (8%) Carbohydrates: 4g (1%) Protein: 7g (14%) Fat: 14g (22%) Saturated Fat: 2g (13%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Sodium: 668mg (29%) Potassium: 211mg (6%) Fiber: 3g (13%) Calcium: 35mg (4%) Iron: 1mg (6%)

Nutrition Disclaimer

Recipes written and produced on Food Faith Fitness are for informational purposes only.