The last time I had chestnuts I roasted them in the oven. This time I wanted to try boiling them. Boiling the chestnuts took less time and they were easier to peel but they did not taste quite as good. Roasting the chestnuts also smelled really amazing. One benefit of boiling the chestnuts is that it starts to soften them.
How to Boil Chestnuts
Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:30 minutes Cool Time:20 minutes Total Time:1 hour Servings: 1
How to boil chestnuts to make them nice and sweet and allow the shells to come off easily!
- 1 pound chestnuts
- Cut an X into one side of the chestnuts, boil in water for 10-30 minutes and let them cool before peeling the shells and the skin from the nuts.