Raw peanuts in their shells simmer in a salty, spicy brew flavored with crab boil, Cajun seasoning, garlic, and two kinds of serious hot peppers. This is the real deal that is found in the heart of Florida.
Aaahhh .... this is the recipe I've been searching for! You can find these pretty much everywhere in the deep South, and although they might not appeal to people from other parts of the country, they're a true Southern tradition. Recipe originally posted at allrecipes.
My partner Emmett and I were travelling in Florida and found these delicacies at a roadside stand. We were instantly hooked, and when we came home we set about to making our own. Emmett perfected the recipe the other week, and here it is.
Boiled raw peanuts in the shell take on the extreme flavors of dill pickles, jalapenos and New Orleans-style crab boil seasoning. If you have never had peanuts from a roadside stand in Florida, then try these and you will taste what Floridians love!
Boiled peanuts are a classic Southern snack. These spicy peanuts get their kick from Cajun seasoning and Cajun liquid crab boil. For more Cajun-inspired dishes, see our complete collection of Cajun and Creole recipes.
Select and wash green peanuts (available June through August). Place in a large kettle with water, peppers, seasoning and salt. Cover, bring to a boil and boil slowly for 1-1/2 to 2 hours. Water should be briny. More water and salt may be added ...