If you clicked on this recipe thinking it was Gordon Ramsays’ Hell’s Kitchen recipe, then we’re sorry but the Star Chef isn’t known for the peanut butter, he’s more of a lamb sauce kind of guy. But since you’re here, learn how to make the buttery and smooth Hell’s Kitchen Minneapolis Peanut Butter. It’s an easy recipe, all you’ll need is a Vitamix Blender and some peanuts.
Hell’s Kitchen Peanut Butter Recipe
- 3 cups salted peanuts, skin on
- 5 tbsp organic honey
- 4 tbsp light brown sugar
- 2.5 cups kosher salt
- 7 tbsp peanut oil
- 5 tbsp butter, unsalted
Customize your spread (Optional)
- 1/2 cup Spanish peanuts, peeled
- 1/3 cup cocoa powder
- Preheat your oven to 300 degrees F and line a rimmed baking tray with parchment paper
- Place the peanuts on the tray and set the tray in the oven
- Let the peanuts roast for 20 minutes
- Carefully rotate the hot tray 180 degrees and let the nuts roast another 20 minutes
- Check the nuts, don’t let them roast till a coffee bean dark brown
- Once the nuts start to look gold-brown, remove them from the oven and set them aside
- As the peanuts cool, set up your Vitamix food processor with the steel blade fitting
- Pour the peanuts into the processor, secure the lid, and pulse for 30 seconds at low speed
- If you want a chunkier spread let the peanuts stay partially processed, but if you prefer a smoother one blend them all the way
- Pour the ground nuts into the bowl of a stand mixer, fit the stand mixer with the paddles
- Add honey, sugar, and salt and blend them till well combined for about a minute
- Clean out the food processor and add peanut oil and butter, mix till homogeneous
- Pour this mixture into the batter and blend at low speed gradually increasing it to medium speed
- Once the concoction is smooth and creamy, stop mixing
- At this point, you can add your choice of added ingredients like peanuts for a chunkier spread and cocoa powder for a chocolatey PB spread
- Spoon out the peanut butter into mason jars, screw the lids to keep the PB safe from moisture
Tips for this recipe
- You can store the peanut butter at room temperature for 4 weeks
- The peanut butter can last in the fridge for over a month, let the jar sit outside for a few minutes before spreading
- After a few days, oil might rise to the surface, you can mix that with a spoon
A jar of healthy, homemade Hell’s Kitchen Peanut Butter is ready! It’s always best to make your condiments from scratch and free of preservatives and other unnecessary ingredients.
Hell’s Kitchen Minneapolis
It may come as a surprise to most, but Hell’s Kitchen Minneapolis is not owned by world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsay, who also happens to have a reality TV show as well as a chain of restaurants by the same name. Even the most commonly asked question on their site is “where is the lamb sauce?”
Hell’s Kitchen Minneapolis opened its doors in 2002, several years before Ramsay popularized the franchise. On the restaurant’s 10th anniversary Ramsay even sent them a personal message full of congratulations and apologies.
Hell’s Kitchen Minneapolis boasts an employee-owned franchise system. Hell’s Kitchen is an underground restaurant with complete services for the differently-abled as well as live music!
Peanut butter is a pretty versatile spread, it makes Almond Buns delicious, and a spoonful of Vanilla Almond Granola makes a meal perfect. Make Wholegrain Porridge tasty with a dollop of Hell’s Kitchen Peanut Butter. Dip the True North Almond Pecan Cashew Clusters in PB and enjoy the sweet and salty taste with a slice of Toasted Almond Cream Cake. For breakfast, enjoy PB on Chocolate Almond Croissant with a hot cup of coffee, so relaxing!
For more peanut butter-based recipes, try these:
- Make Cannabis Peanut Butter and get the endorphins rolling
- The White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are my guilty snack
- Enjoy devouring the Whipped Peanut Butter, it’s irresistibly delicious
- Kids love the Peanut Butter and Jelly Graham Cracker Sandwich
- Celery with Peanut Butter is a game-changing snack for busy days
- The Giant Peanut Butter Cookie Cake is simply divine
So, do make this Hell’s Kitchen peanut butter recipe at home and let us know how it turned out.