Posts Tagged ‘appetizer’

Boiled Peanuts

Wow. This stuff is addictive.
When in season raw peanuts are usually available in asian groceries. I started cooking them several years ago after discovering an interesting asian flavored recipe in the LAT food section.
Yesterday i decided to experiment. Boiled peanuts with three bags of lapsang souchong tea, soy sauce, salt and several d’arbol chiles. Did i say addictive?


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So good – the recipe adapted from Michael Psilakis.
Boil 1cup of green peas with a small onion and bay leave until soft. Drain. In a food processor pulse 1 roasted poblano, couple garlic cloves, 1 fat scallion, some cilantro and couple tbs of good white whine vinegar. Add peas. With motor running, slowly pour 1/2 cup of olive oil. Check the seasoning – you might need more vinegar.

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