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how to roast chestnuts in the oven

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Once they're done, use them in many different delicious recipes.

prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For how to roast chestnuts in the oven

  • 12 lg
  • 2 c
    lukewarm water

How To Make how to roast chestnuts in the oven

  • 1
    On the round side of the nut (not the flat side), score the skin by making an "x".
  • 2
    Place them in lukewarm water and soak for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Put them on a baking sheet and transfer to a 425ºF preheated oven; bake for 20 minutes (if some are not fully open, leave them in longer)
  • 4
    Place the roasted nuts in a clean dish towel and wrap them tightly; let them steam for 15 minutes.
  • 5
    When time is up, gently press on the towel to break the shells. Peel them immediately and remove the inner skin.
  • 6
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