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Mexican Peanuts

A spicy, crunchy and addictive twist on the peanut 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: nuts, party food, spicy
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking


  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp ground red chili
  • 1 lb shelled raw peanuts
  • seasoning salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 275˚.
  • Mix the fresh lime juice, oil and chili in a bowl. Add peanuts and toss to coat.
  • Place nuts on a cookie sheet and bake in oven for 15-20 minutes until golden in color.
  • Let cool and store in an airtight container.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.8mg