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How to Roast Peanuts in the Microwave

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cups raw peanuts shelled and skinned
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Prepare the peanuts by taking them out of the shell and removing the skin.
  • Place the peanuts in a microwave-safe baking dish.
  • Sprinkle water on top and mix well so that the peanuts are wet.
  • Place the baking dish in the microwave and set the time at 2 minutes at high speed.
  • Once the time is up, take the dish out of the microwave and stir.
  • Place the baking dish back in the microwave and set the time for 3 minutes at high.
  • Once the timer is up, remove the baking dish from the oven and sprinkle the peanuts with salt.
  • Let them cool.
  • Enjoy.