- 400g shelled peanuts (dried)
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 ltrs water
- Get your main ingredient ready – 400 g shelled peanuts. Run them quickly through some water to remove dust and other particles. Put your peanuts in a medium size pot and add your first 1 ltr of water. Add 1 tsp salt and partially cover your pot and bring to the boil. Add another 1 ltr of water when your initial water is finished.
- After an average of 1 1/2 hrs (90min) your peanuts should be boiled and tender to enjoy. If not continue boiling until desired tenderness is achieved.
- You may serve your snack and go work or play!
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That’s really all there is to boiled peanuts (nzungu). Make sure you monitor your pot so that you avoid burning the peanuts. This can easily happen and has happened to me before. Get more recipes from Rumbie by signing-up for her mailing list HERE which she uses to communicate new recipes published on the site. Do you like boiled nzungu? How do you cook yours? Please drop a comment below. Thank you!