Emeril Lagasse's Cayenne Roasted Peanuts

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 min

Another BAM! recipe! Lots of heat in these little guys and they are great on salad. Enjoy!


  1. Preheat oil in deep fryer or saucepan.
  2. Fry the peanuts until golden, about 1 minute.
  3. Drain and season with cayenne and salt to taste.
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I didn't deep-fry these, but just added a bit of (olive) oil to a large skillet and swooshed them around in there with a spatula until brown and crispy. I think an element of sweet (a dusting of brown sugar?) would be nice here, as well.

evelyn/athens August 28, 2013