Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- Place chestnuts in cold water; discard those that float.
- Dry and slit each shell 1/2 to 3/4 inch on each side.
- Place in a saucepan, add oil and shake pan over heat for five minutes.
- Roast in oven for another five minutes.
- When cool enough to handle, remove shells and brown skin underneath with a sharp paring knife.