Chinese Fried Peanuts
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
One of the most popular Chinese snack--oil fried peanuts
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: peanuts
Servings: 2
Calories: 538 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 100 g fresh peanuts with skin
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • pinch of salt for garnishing , to taste
  • 1 tsp. liquor , like vodka
  1. Rinse peanuts and drain.
  2. Add peanuts along with the oil to a pan and then turn on the fire to medium slow fire. Shake your pan and stir the peanuts from time to time.
  3. After 4-5 minutes, there will be “pa” sound in the pan. Turn off the heat and shake the pan for another minute. Transfer out and filter any oil.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of liquor and garnish salt. Mix well. Serve after completely cooled down.
Recipe Notes

Add some white spirit can keep the peanuts crispy after 2 or 3 days. If you are making a small batch, you can skip it.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Fried Peanuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 1948mg 81%
Potassium 372mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 13g 26%
Calcium 5.3%
Iron 10.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.