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Sweet And Salty Seaweed Peanuts

By Nicole Presley |

seaweed peanuts


I’m absolutely nuts for peanuts. I crave them at every ball game, and love peeling off the shell as I cheer for my team. I use them in several recipes from desserts to salad toppers. I especially enjoy them with a cold drink, and go giddy when a little plate is placed in front of me at a bar or restaurant. I recently went to a Chinese restaurant and a small plate of sweet and salty seaweed peanuts was served as we looked over the menu. I thought it was a unexpected combo but dig in anyway, WOW….. I was more than pleasantly surprised. Within a few minutes the whole plate was gone. I came home and recreated the peanuts for a small gathering I was having that weekend. Yes, everyone loved them and asked how I came about this recipe. I told them about the Chinese restaurant and how I had to have more. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Sweet and Salty Seaweed Peanuts:

  • 2 – cups roasted Spanish peanuts (with the skin on)
  • 3 – tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 – tablespoons table salt
  • 1/4 – cup crumbled roasted and salted seaweed


  1. In a big ziplock combine all ingredients.
  2. Shake well to mix well.
  3. Seal the bag shut and allow peanuts to sit in bag for a day or two.
  4. The oils from the crumbled seaweed and peanuts will help the sugar and salt stick to peanuts.
  5. Enjoy!



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Nicole Presley

Nicole Presley is a Mexican American food blogger who loves to cook, bake, and write about it! Nicole shares all sorts of delicious recipes and beautiful photos of the food she prepares, with an extra focus on the Latin food of her heritage. Read bio and latest posts → Read Nicole's latest posts →

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