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Spicy Peanuts Snack

To watch the release of this fantastic movie, we prepared these Spicy peanuts as a snack. It’s a snack loved by many in my country, and is usually sold in small packages, but is also really quick and easy to make at home. 
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 servings (1 oz size)
Calories 177kcal


  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 lb of peanuts the ones with the skins still on
  • 6 whole dried Arbol peppers
  • 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves optional
  • ½ teaspoon of salt


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the peppers and garlic. Sauté peppers and garlic for about 2 minutes to release their aroma.
  • Add the peanuts, lower the heat, and stir frequently to avoid burning them. Keep roasting for about 7 minutes. By this time, the combination of the garlic, pepper, and peanuts will be very fragrant. Season with the salt and remove from heat. Place in a serving container to cool and enjoy!
  • If you want to make the peanuts even spicier, grind some of the roasted arbol peppers and mix again. The peppers will be very crispy and easy to crumble over the peanuts.


If you don’t find Arbol peppers you can substitute them with piquin or any other dried pepper available in your area.


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg