Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnut Dim Sum

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Total Time
15 mins
45 mins

An easy to make party dish or appetizer. Times do not reflect marinating time.

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  1. Peel and rinse fresh water chestnuts. If using canned be sure to rinse well and drain. Marinate chestnuts in soy sauce for 2 1/2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put the brown sugar in a dish and break up any clumps. Remove chestnuts from soy sauce and immediately roll in brown sugar. Wrap each with 1 piece of the cut bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Place chestnuts on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake 30 minutes, turning once.
  4. Note: They can be prepared in advance and frozen before cooking. Lasts 2 to 3 months in a sealed freezer bag.