Peanuts

Peanuts have many uses. They can be eaten raw, used in recipes, made into solvents and oils, medicines, textile materials, and peanut butter, as well as many other uses. Popular confections made from peanuts include salted peanuts, peanut butter (sandwiches, peanut candy bars, peanut butter cookies, and cups), peanut brittle, and shelled nuts (plain/roasted). Salted peanuts are usually roasted in oil and packed in retail-size plastic bags or hermetically sealed cans. Dry roasted salted peanuts are also marketed in significant quantities.

Apam Balik – Malaysian Peanut Pancakes

Apam balik is a type of pancake from Malaysia. Apam Balik is usually sold at specialist roadside stalls throughout Malaysia. This version is for the original recipe which is quite a thick batter. Make your own adjustments to the recipe ingredients, including the fillings as you go.

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Bumbu Pecel – Balinese Peanut Sauce

A Balinese sauce based on chillies, peanuts, tamarind and coconut sugar. Liquid is added to the paste to make a sauce consistency when ready to use. It is commonly served over boiled vegetables, similar to the sauce used in Gado-gado.

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Chinese Style Braised Peanuts

This tasty snack takes nothing more than placing all the ingredients into a pot and allowing them simmer for a few hours. The peanuts are braised in soy, star anise, and a few more to create a snack with a lovely addictive flavour.

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Colonial Williamsburg’s Cream of Peanut Soup

Creamy and thick, pale tan colour, topped with a crunchy chopped peanut … Peanut soup is a staple in Williamsburg Virginia. This peanut soup is also good served ice cold.

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Curly Kale Slaw

A nontraditional take on coleslaw, this salad has thinly sliced kale tossed with crunchy capsicum and carrot slices. The salad is finished with a salty peanut dressing and adds a fresh, vibrant note to your barbecue salads.

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Fa Sung Woo – Chinese Sweet Peanut Soup

Fa Sung Woo is another sweet soup made of peanuts that is traditionally served as a snack in China. This soup is considered nutritious, but very rich and so should not be eaten to excess.

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Paçoca de Amendoim – Peanut Paçoca

These sweet and nutty dessert or snack bars are extremely versatile – they are great as part of a dessert buffet, they can be served as a late-afternoon pick-me-up with a cup of coffee, or they can be wrapped in wax paper or plastic film to become part of a lunchbox lunch.

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Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce, satay sauce, bumbu kacang, sambal kacang, or pecel is a sauce made from ground roasted or fried peanuts, widely used in the cuisines of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Suriname and Africa.

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Pineapple Satay Sauce

This pineapple satay sauce is the perfect accompaniment for your next pork dish. Try it with skewered pork pieces straight off the BBQ.

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Sate Ponorogo – Chicken Satay Ponorogo

Sate Ponorogo is a variant of satay originating in Ponorogo, a town in East Java. It is made from sliced marinated chicken, served with a sauce made of peanuts and chilli sauce and garnished with shredded shallots, sambal, and lime juice. This variant is unique for the fact that each skewer contains one large piece of chicken, rather than several small cubes. The meat is marinated in spices and sweet soy sauce, in a process called “bacem” and is served with rice or lontong (rice cake).

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Sweet and Spicy Nuts

This amazing snack treat lets you enjoy the sweet, with a touch of spicy, flavours without having to choose between the two. These nuts are very easy to make and they go very fast.

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West African Peanut Soup

Are you looking for a different soup to serve the family? Try this recipe for West African peanut soup. Its a delicious peanut soup everyone will love!

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