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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*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 1116mg32%
Carbohydrates 126g42%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 74g82%
Protein 39g78%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.