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Braised Chestnuts with Port          HT    ACC  70mins

Serves 4-6     Hot    Nuts  Alcohol    Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless

Ingredients

675g/1-1/2lb Whole Chestnuts, shelled and skinned

75g/3oz Onion, finely chopped

180ml/6fl.oz. Port

1 Sprig Fresh Thyme

600ml/20fl.oz. Fresh Chicken Stock

2 tbsp Oil

2 tbsp Butter

Salt and Pepper

Instructions

1. Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan, add the onions and cook over a medium heat until just beginning to brown.

2. Add the port, thyme, chestnuts, chicken stock and a little salt and pepper. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat, cover and cook for 60 minutes or until chestnuts are tender and have absorbed most of the liquid. 

Serve hot as an accompaniment to turkey or any other poultry. Especially nice at Christmas.

 

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