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Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts

Tender Southern Boiled Peanuts made in the Instant Pot in 90 minutes.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Boiled Peanuts, Instant Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 243 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1 lb raw peanuts
  • 1/3 cup coarse sea salt
  • Water


  1. Rinse peanuts in a colander and remove any debris. Transfer peanuts to the Instant Pot.

  2. Add enough water to cover the peanuts and salt. Weigh down your peanuts with the trivet your Instant Pot came with.

  3. Use the Manual Setting, High Pressure, for 90 minutes.

  4. Allow the Instant Pot to do a Natural Release.

  5. Use a slotted spoon or colander to drain the peanuts before serving.

Recipe Notes

  • Use green peanuts when they are in season. 
  • You may want to lower the cooking time if using green peanuts. 
  • Use different seasonings such as Red Pepper Flakes or Cajun seasonings for flavor.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Boiled Peanuts
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 243
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.