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Hot and Spicy Peanuts

Hot Spicy Peanuts

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


  • 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.
  3. Cool completely.
  4. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature up to 1 month.

Yield: 2 cups

A versatile blend, chili powder is made from ground dried chiles 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: 1 Serving: Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 170 ); Total Fat 19 g (Saturated Fat 5 g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 140 mg; Total Carbohydrate 8 g (Dietary Fiber 3 g); Protein 9 g

Percent 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.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker

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