How to Blanch and Shell Chestnuts

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READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
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