Arachides caramelisees – West Africa
|1.||Put the sugar and the water in a pan with high walls. Place it on the stove on low heat until the sugar is dissolved|
|2.||Once the sugar is dissolved, that is when you get a clear liquid, add the peanuts and let the mixture simmer|
|3.||Once the mixture gets thicker, start turning vigorously with a wooden spoon|
|4.||Turn until all the water has evaporated and the mixture has dried up. It will look sandy. It may take a little while, 10-15min or so, but keep turning, the mixture will dry up eventually . Your peanuts will be enrobed more or less evenly with sugar crystals.|
|5.||Transfer the peanuts to a platter, and let them cool|
|6.||There might be some left over sugar at the bottom of your pan|
|7.||Store in an airtight container|
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