2. Meanwhile, using a sharp knife, either cut the chestnuts in half
or cut a gash all the way through the skin (about 2.5cm/1 inch
3. Add the prepared chestnuts to the pan and cook for about 20
minutes or until tender.
4. Remove them with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl of iced
water . This helps release the shell and skin from the nut itself.
After a few minutes, remove the shell with a knife and peel off all
traces of the skin before eating or using in recipes.
End of instructions
Use in any recipe calling for
Boiled chestnuts are especially nice to add to
stuffings as they go well with all types of poultry
Main equipment required to make
How to Freeze
Allow to dry completely then
place in a single layer on a
baking tray, cover with
clingfilm and freeze for a
couple of hours until hard.
Transfer to labelled freezer