Candied Peanuts |
Candied Peanut
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Chinese Snack--coated peanuts with starch and syrup, candied peanuts

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: coated, peanuts
Servings: 2
Calories: 1259 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 300 g peanuts
  • 150 g granulated sugar , or more as needed
  • 1/2 cup clean water
  • a small pinch of salt
  1. Pre-heat oven to 150 degree C. Spread peanuts evenly on baking sheet and roast for 15 to 20 minutes. Mix the peanuts evenly once or twice to make sure they are evenly cooked.  

  2. Heat the sugar along with water and a small pinch of salt in a pan. Heat over medium to low fire. Stir from time to time until the thin syrup form large white bubbles . Slow down fire, stir in the peanuts and make the peanuts well coated with syrup. 

  3. Transfer out gently and cool until completely cooled down. Transfer to air-tight container. Keep in shadow place up to 1 week.

Recipe Notes

Those peanuts need to be stored in an airtight container. And enjoy whenever you want.

Nutrition Facts
Candied Peanut
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1259 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74g 114%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Sodium 36mg 2%
Potassium 1116mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 126g 42%
Dietary Fiber 14g 56%
Sugars 74g
Protein 39g 78%
Calcium 15.9%
Iron 33.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.