August 12, 2022

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

These Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts are so easy to make! Your just a few ingredients away from having a homemade, flavorful, simple snack!

instant pot full of Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts
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Why you will LOVE This Recipe 

Nothing’s better than an easy-to-make, delicious AND nutritious snack that you can bring anywhere and enjoy anytime! Some of my favorite grab and go snacks that are also nutritious are vegan granola bars and air fryer apple chips. Today’s recipe is PERFECT for a snack on the go, packed with nutrients, protein and healthy fats to keep you full and energized- I’m going to show you how to make boiled peanuts in instant pot! They’re flavorful and salty and absolutely delicious- the whole crew is going to go crazy over these tasty peanuts. 

Ingredients Needed

This happens to be one of those recipes that has a very short and sweet list of ingredients. All the flavor is in the peanuts and the instant pot brings them out perfectly! Here’s everything you will need to make your own batch of boiled peanuts in the instant pot:

Raw peanuts in the shell (green peanuts)WaterSaltLiquid Smoke (optional)
shells from peanuts for Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

How to make Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts


Add the peanuts and water to your instant pot. Add in the liquid smoke and salt, stirring to combine. 


Cover the instant pot, set it to sealing, and cook until the peanuts are done. Let the steam release naturally, then drain. 


Cool off the peanuts as much as you’d like, then serve and DEVOUR!

Boiled Peanut Recipe Instant Pot Storage

Finished boiled peanuts can be stored at room temperature, right on the counter or in the pantry where they are easily accessible for a snack! I recommend storing them in an airtight container for 1-3 days. If you want them to last longer, you can store them in a container in the fridge for up to 10 days.

a large bowl full of Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts FAQ

Do you eat the shell on Boiled Peanuts?It’s up to you, but I don’t usually eat the shell on boiled peanuts. They can be eaten along with the peanut, or discarded.

Do you eat boiled peanuts hot or cold?This comes down to personal preference. I find boiled peanuts delicious right out of the instant pot (after they have cooled slightly), but they can also be enjoyed cold or at room temperature.

Do you need to soak raw peanuts after boiling?Some recipes suggest that you soak the raw peanuts before boiling them. For this instant pot recipe, however, no soaking is needed!

Can I use Roasted Peanuts?Often, I encourage playing with and tweaking my recipes to suit your needs and the needs of your crew. However, for this recipe, you can only use raw green peanuts. Roasted peanuts will not turn out the same.

Can you overcook Boiled Peanuts?Unfortunately, you can definitely overcook boiled peanuts. Overcooked boiled peanuts tend to turn out mushy, so be sure to follow the instructions carefully and not cook them longer than recommended in your instant pot.

How can you tell when the Boiled Peanuts are done?Your boiled peanuts will be done when the shells are nice and soft and the peanuts are also soft, but not mushy. 

peanuts for Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts soaking in instant pot

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Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

These Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts are so easy to make! Your just a few ingredients away from having a homemade, flavorful, simple snack!Course SnackCuisine AmericanCook Time 1hour20minutesTotal Time 1hour20minutesServings 16ServingsCalories 162kcalAuthor Taylor Kiser


1LbRaw peanuts in the shell(also called green peanuts)11CupsWater1 1/2Tbspsalt1/2TbspLiquid smoke (optional)


Combine the peanuts and water in your Instant pot.
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Stir in the salt and liquid smoke.
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Cover (make sure the lid is set to sealing) and cook on manual high pressure for 80 minutes *
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Let steam release naturally.
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Drain and DEVOUR!
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*if you want less soft peanuts, try cooking 10 mins less.


Calories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 7gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 668mgPotassium: 211mgFiber: 3gCalcium: 35mgIron: 1mg

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Published Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 08:29:00 +0000