SPICY BOILED PEANUTS

A boiled peanut is a southern thing, what do you know about that?  My grandmother would never say she was making boiled peanuts she would say, do you want some “bold peanuts.”   A serving size is 1/2 cup unless you are a true southerner, then you eat, eat, and eat until they are all gone.

Wash 5 lbs. of shell on raw/green peanuts in salt water. Dump the washed peanuts into a large, heavy pot. Add 5 (12 oz.) bottles of beer and enough water to cover the peanuts.  Add a handful of garlic cloves, 4 T. granulated onions, 1/4 cup Cajun seasoning. Bring the water to a rapid boil for about 10-minutes.  Turn the heat down to a simmer and cook with a lid on the pot for 45-60-minutes.  Check the seasoning by tasting the water.   Remove the lid, add 3 T. liquid crab boil, put the lid back on simmer for another 20-25 minutes.

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