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Martha Stewart Living, February 2013
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1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups peanuts
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon thinly sliced Thai or serrano chiles
2 tablespoons fresh lime zest
2 tablespoons sugar
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chiles and lime zest. Cook, stirring, 15 seconds. Add peanuts, sugar, and salt. Cook, stirring, until glossy and fragrant, about 4 minutes; let them cool to room temperature.
Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to a week (if they last that long).