G’day everyone! Are you expecting guests this Christmas weekend and the New Year weekend? Then you will need some extra special something for your guests to snack on 🙂 If you are crunch on time, perhaps some roasted peanuts, spiced with smoked paprika, chilli and lime will add to the cheer.
This snack is very simple to make and so aromatic. All you need to do is just prep and mix them all up which takes less than 5 minutes, and then, roast. It’s very very aromatic and addictive. This snack also keeps very well in an airtight container for up to a week.
Smoked Paprika, Chilli, Lime Peanuts (adapted from Donna Hay Magazine)
Makes 1 jar
2 cups salted peanut
2 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 cup lime juice
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp black chia seeds
1 tsp sea salt flakes
1 tsp finely grated lime rind
1. Pre heat oven t0 180 celsius.
2. Mix all ingredients except lime rind in a clean bowl. Toss with spatula and ensure peanuts are well mixed with the ingredients.
3. Line baking tray with parchment paper. Spread the peanut mixture flat on a baking tray to ensure even roasting.
4. Roast for 20 minutes or when peanuts turn golden. Toss the peanuts halfway to ensure they are evenly roasted. Once browned, remove from the oven and just finely grate the lime rind over the roasted peanuts. Toss to combine. Set aside to cool.