Roasted Peanuts In Shell: Savory, Salty Roasted Snack!

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We all love roasted peanuts, and now you can enjoy that same amazing flavor with the satisfying crunch of the shell! I love taking my family’s favorite snacks and giving them a fun twist. This easy roasted peanuts in-shell recipe can be ready in 30 minutes or less, making it perfect for busy days or quick snacking.

Serve them warm at your next gathering, with a cold beverage, or as a healthy, protein-packed treat. If you’re a fan of roasted peanuts, you’ll definitely want to add this peanut shell to your snack time. Everyone will love it!

Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days. To reheat, simply pop them back in the oven for a few minutes to regain that fresh, roasted flavor. Enjoy!

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Roasted Peanuts In Shell

Savory and salty, roasted peanuts in shell are perfectly toasted to bring out their natural flavor, with a satisfying crunch and a touch of smokiness, perfect for snacking.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 1655.6 kcal


  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 cup Raw peanuts


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • Place raw peanuts, either in their shells or shelled, in a single layer in a shallow baking pan.
  • Sprinkle with salt. Roast for 15-20 minutes for shelled peanuts and 20-25 minutes for peanuts in shell.
  • Remove from the oven when they're almost done, as they'll continue to cook slightly as they cool.
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Nutrition Facts:

Calories1655.6 kcal
Carbohydrates47.1 g
Protein75.3 g
Sugar11.6 g

Is It Healthy To Eat Roasted Peanuts In Shell?

roasted peanuts in shell

Roasted peanuts, whether in or out of the shell, are considered healthy due to their rich array of minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins. However, the roasting process can diminish some of their nutrient content.

Should You Soak The Peanuts Before Roasting?

Before roasting, some prefer to soak peanuts in a salty brine to enhance flavor, although this requires patience as the peanuts absorb the brine.

Which One Is Healthier: Raw Or Roasted Peanuts?

In terms of nutritional benefits, raw peanuts generally retain higher levels of nutrients, including healthy fats and digestive enzymes, compared to roasted peanuts, where the roasting process may slightly diminish nutrient content.

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