How to clean a peanut
Peanuts - is an important ingredient in many dishes. It is used for salads and sauces, hot and desserts. And just a bite or two of nuts handful of very nice. But, like other nuts, peanuts before use must be cleaned.
Instruction how to clean a peanut
Clear peanuts or peanut shells on the snap, it is fragile and breaks from the simple compression in the hand. However, under the shell you will find the main difficulty - delicious nucleoli are covered with thick brown envelope, which is bitter and spoil the taste of peanuts. From this shell you must get rid of.
A very popular method - roasting. Freed from the shells nuts, pour in a deep frying pan and place on a plate, preheated to 200 degrees. Roast the nuts, from time to time shaking or stirring the pan peanut wooden spatula. Never leave the pan unattended - nuts can burn on.
Ready nuts become beautiful light beige color. Already in the process of roasting thick skin thins and starts to lag behind the nucleoli.
Remove the pan from the heat, pour the nuts into another container. Wait until they have cooled down a bit. Proceed to peel off - easy to grind peanuts between the fingers, husks fall from nucleoli. If she does not give in, you probably just do not dozharili nuts. Return them to the pan and repeat the process.
If you do not want to be on duty in the pan with a spatula ready, roasting can be carried out in an oven. Sprinkle nuts on a baking sheet evenly. Preheat oven to 200 degrees and place the pan inside. Peanut is ready after 10 minutes Exfoliate conducted in the manner described above.
Another way - calcined nuts in a microwave oven. Place the peanuts on a flat plate, cover with a lid for microwaves. Turn oven for 5 minutes. Try to remove the husk from the nut. If it can not be, you need to repeat the process.
If you do not like a particular flavor of roasted peanuts, it is possible to do otherwise. Note that this method takes much more time. Place the nuts in a deep container and cover with hot water. Leave in this position for two to three hours. Then remove the peanuts and easily remove the husk swollen fingers.