how to boil peanuts in instant pot

how to boil peanuts in instant pot

Boiling Peanuts in an Instant Pot

If you’re a fan of boiled peanuts, you’ll be happy to know that you can make them in an Instant Pot! Here’s how to do it:


  • Raw peanuts (2-3 cups)
  • Salt (3 tablespoons)
  • Water (2-3 cups)


  1. Start by rinsing and draining the peanuts in a fine-mesh strainer.
  2. Put the peanuts in the Instant Pot and add the salt and water.
  3. Close the Instant Pot lid and set it to “Sealing”.
  4. Next, set the timer for 1 hour on the manual or “Pressure Cook” setting.
  5. Once the timer is done, let the pressure release naturally for 25 minutes.
  6. Release any remaining pressure and open the lid.
  7. Stir the peanuts and taste test for doneness. If they need more cooking, add a few minutes of pressure cooking time.
  8. Drain the peanuts in a colander and enjoy!

So there’s how to boil peanuts in an Instant Pot. Now you can enjoy them anytime!