Four Creative Ways to Use Peanuts in Your Cooking and Baking

Peanuts are a versatile cooking ingredient and can be used in a number of ways to create a culinary delicacy. At Virginia Peanut Company, our unique nut assortments and flavorful packs make for a great addition to any dish. Below are four creative ways to use peanuts in your cooking and baking to add a delicious and nutritious twist to your favorite dishes. Explore our various peanut packs to try these out!

Peanut Sauce

When cooking a stir-fry or noodle dish, peanut sauce is always a welcome addition. Made with peanuts, oy sauce, garlic, and other spices, it adds a rich and savory flavor to your meal. At Virginia Peanut Company, our unsalted peanuts make for an ideal sauce base.

Peanut Crusted Chicken

Give your chicken a crunchy twist by coating it in a mixture of crushed peanuts and panko breadcrumbs. The result is a flavorful and crispy crust that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. Our roasted and sea-salted peanuts are the perfect size for crushing and can add an extra layer of nuttiness to this dish.

Peanut & Lime Dressing

Add a tangy and nutty flavor to your salads with this simple and delicious peanut and lime dressing. Combine ground peanuts, lime juice, honey, and olive oil to make a zesty and tangy dressing that pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or fish. Try using our Virginia raw peanuts for a more natural and authentic taste.

Peanut Brittle

If you’re looking for a sweet and crunchy snack to munch on, peanut brittle is the perfect treat for you. Made with sugar, butter, and peanuts, this simple candy is easy to make and oh-so-delicious. With sweet peanuts or salted nuts, you can fix this snack to have the perfect nutty flavor you want.

Try out some of these creative peanut recipes and experience the delicious versatility of peanuts for yourself. Shop our Virginia Peanut Company wholesale nut assortments and flavorful packs to elevate your dishes with our high-quality Virginia-grown peanuts.

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