Adobong mani is a Filipino street food that is considered to be a major source of nutrients and energy. Not only is it irresistibly delicious, but super simple to make too! You only need 15 minutes and 4 easy to access ingredients to cook up this salty peanut snack.

Adobong Mani: Filipino Garlic Fried Peanuts [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

8-10

Cooking Time

15

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds peanuts, with or without skin
  • 1 head of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying
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Preparation

  1. Peel all the garlic cloves.
  2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet. When the oil is hot, over medium-high heat, dip the garlic cloves and fry until they turn golden brown.
  3. Remove the garlic and set aside.
  4. Fry the peanuts over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally. This should take about 10 minutes.
  5. Drain the peanuts in a sieve and season with salt.
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