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A question about a recipe: Gong Bao Ji Ding (Gong Bao Chicken)

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Should the peanuts for this recipe be toasted/roasted? I have raw (but can toast). Thanks!

asked by janecf over 7 years ago

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Burnt Offerings
added over 7 years ago

I would use roasted, unsalted peanuts. Raw peanuts should be boiled or roasted before being eaten or they can be bitter.

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FrancesRenHuang
added over 7 years ago

Yes. Roasted unsalted peanuts.

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drbabs
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added over 7 years ago

I used roasted salted peanuts and they were fine.

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