They are small, delicious and provide real snacking fun - and the good thing: you can also make peanuts in batter. We'll tell you how to do it.You can also make peanuts in batter. Peanuts are one of the most popular nibbles and are an absolute must for many on a cozy TV evening or at a party. No wonder, because the nuts from South America are just as delicious when they are salted.
But peanuts in batter also offer great nibbling fun and make you want more. But you don't always have to use the finished nuts from the shop. You can also easily make peanuts in batter. So you can conjure up a delicious snack according to your taste.
All you need is the basic recipe for dough-coated peanuts. And this is exactly what we would like to introduce to you here and other recipe ideas.
❐ Basic recipe for peanuts in batter
- 400 - 500 g peeled peanuts
- 1 egg white
- a pinch of sugar
- Spices according to taste
Place the peeled peanuts on a baking sheet covered with baking paper, taking care not to overlap them. This is the only way to brown or roast evenly. Then bake them at 180 ° C for about 20 minutes until golden brown. Then let the finished peanuts cool a little so that the dough coating holds well.
While the nuts are in the oven, beat the egg whites until stiff and fold in the spices (e.g. curry, paprika powder, chilli powder or cayenne pepper). Then add the cooled peanuts to the protein mass and mix so that all nuts are well covered. Then put the nuts back on the baking sheet and let them brown in the oven until the shell is crispy brown. Turn and separate the nuts from time to time so that they do not stick together and turn brown evenly.
❐ Recipe for nuts à l'Italia
You can modify the basic recipe according to your taste. How about e.g. with nuts à l'Italia? For this Italian-inspired recipe you need:
- Ingredients from the basic recipe
- 50 g parmesan, grated
- 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
Bake the peanuts in the oven as in the basic recipe and then coat with the protein mass. Then add grated parmesan and oregano to this mixture instead of curry or cayenne pepper. How to get spicy peanuts with an Italian twist.
❐ Recipe for wasabi peanuts
An Asian variant of dough-coated peanuts is wasabi peanuts. So if you like it a little spicier, this recipe is just the thing.
- 100 g peanuts without shell
- 2 tbsp sticky rice flour
- 1 tablespoon of wheat flour
- 1 tbsp powdered sugar
- 2 tbsp wasabi powder
- 2 tbsp oil (preferably walnut or sunflower oil)
Mix the two types of flour, salt, powdered sugar and wasabi powder in a larger bowl. Then add 3 tablespoons of cold water and 1 tablespoon of oil and stir to a thick mass. Then brush the baking paper with 1 tablespoon of oil.
Put the peanuts in the bowl with the wasabi-flour mixture and mix well with the mixture. Place the nuts covered in this way on the baking sheet with the oiled baking paper (if possible so that they do not touch each other) and bake in a preheated oven at 150 ° C top / bottom heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Then let it cool down.