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peanut oil

 [pe´nut]
a refined fixed oil from seed kernels of cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea; used as a solvent for drugs.

pea·nut oil

(pē'nŭt oyl),
oil extracted from the kernels of one or more cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea (family Leguminosae); used as a solvent for intramuscular injections and in the preparation of foods.
Synonym(s): arachis oil

peanut oil

A refined oil obtained from the seed kernels of one or more of the cultivated varieties of Arachis hypogaea, used as a solvent for some medicines that are injected intramuscularly.
See also: oil

peanut

seed kernels of the plant Arachis hypogaea cultivated as a commercial crop. Made into peanut meal after the oil is extracted. The kernels and meal are subject to fungal growth and may cause aflatoxicosis. Called also groundnut.

peanut hulls
a source of supplementary fiber in manufactured pet foods; it is high in lignin.
peanut meal
residue after the extraction of peanut oil; a high protein (40 to 50%) feed supplement; low in methionine, lysine and tryptophan. May be mixed with hulls when it becomes of less value because of the high (30%) of fiber.
peanut oil
a refined fixed oil extracted from peanuts; used as a solvent for drugs.
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Serve the tostadas with a smear of mayonnaise, the shredded lettuce, prawns and onion and top with the peanuts, avocado slices and more peanut oil drizzled over, scooping some of the delicious sediment from the bottom of the bottle over the prawns.
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In addition, because of the way it is processed, peanut oil is allergen-free, so it is safe for people with nut allergies, Fenn notes.
Spicy satay Serves four to six Ingredients Three skinless chicken breasts, cubed For the marinade Two tablespoons soft brown sugar 125ml (5fl oz) dark soy sauce Four cloves garlic, crushed Juice of half a lemon Two tablespoons peanut oil For the sauce 225g (7oz) unsalted shelled peanuts Two red chillies, de-seeded and cut very finely Three cloves garlic, crushed One teaspoon salt One onion, finely chopped 50ml (2fl oz) peanut oil 75 to 125ml (3 to 5floz) water One tablespoon brown sugar Two tablespoons dark soy sauce One tablespoon ketchup One to two tablespoons lemon juice Method To make the marinade mix sugar and soy sauce together in a small bowl.
Each lot was oil-roasted at 160 C in pure peanut oil to produce a surface color of Hunter L 49.
To test this, they gave healthy men and women approximately 2 ounces of peanuts, peanut butter, peanut oil, or peanut flour.
LLC, a major supplier of peanuts and peanut products to the food industry, has launched two new organic peanut flours and an organic roasted aromatic peanut oil, made from high quality American peanuts.
SHRIMP TEMPURA 1 1/2 pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined Tempura batter: 1 cup rice flour, plus 1 cup for dusting 1 cup cold seltzer water 2 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon sesame oil Sea salt to taste White pepper to taste Dash hot sauce Peanut oil for frying (you may also use canola oil) Dipping sauce: 1/2 cup Ponzu sauce (available at the ethnic section of most supermarkets) 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons sesame oil
Peanuts are very difficult to avoid altogether - peanut oil is in some baby creams.
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Peanut oil is on the lower end of the unsaturated spectrum, but it is easily utilized by the body and can be totally hydrogenated, leaving no unhealthy trans fats, according to Moore.