Peanut Oil- زيت الفستق- زيت الفول السوداني
Peanut Oil is an organic oil pressed from peanuts. This oil has a high smoke point and can therefore be used in cooking for frying foods such as Turkey and Chicken.
Peanut Oil is high in fatty acids and monounsaturated fat. It is therefore a healthy oil than can be used in place of other oils. It is commonly used in Asian and Japanese cooking.
Refined peanut oil has a high smoking point (around 450°F = 232°C)
Thick and liquid, smooth and greasy.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Peanut oil is used mainly to fry meats in and generally has the same uses as vegetable and olive oil.
Peanut oil can be used in cooking, lighting, fuel and as a food constituent. Peanut oil has a better keeping quality than soybean, corn, and safflower oils and is a good source of Vitamin E. Used directly as food, peanut is a major crop for subsistence. The multiples uses of the peanut make it an excellent cash crops for domestic markets as well as foreign trade.
Conserving and Storing
Will keep for around 6 months once opened. Should be kept in a refrigerator.