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Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

These Instant Pot boiled peanuts are a healthy and delicious savory snack! This foolproof method yields perfectly cooked peanuts with hardly any effort. Easily cook up a batch of these Instant Pot boiled peanuts at the start of your week and enjoy this nutritious snack all week long!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy snack, healthy, instant pot recipe
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 pound peanuts raw, shelled, and unsalted
  • ½ cup salt
  • water


  • Rinse peanuts well under cold water then add to the Instant Pot along with the salt and fill with enough water to cover peanuts.
  • Place trivet inside Instant Pot and place a heatproof bowl over the top to hold it down. Cover with lid and set to high pressure for 80 minutes.
  • Allow pressure to release naturally before removing lid.


  • The Instant Pot pictured above is a 6 quart Instant Pot, be careful not to fill your Instant Pot beyond the max fill line.
Recipe yields approximately 12 servings. Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving out of 12. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 12. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 4724mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 2g