How to roast chestnuts??

pedant
  • Posted by: pedant
  • February 18, 2012
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Panfusine February 18, 2012
I did a blog post with pictures some time ago.. Hope it helps
http://www.panfusine.com/2011/12/nutty-but-nice.html
 
calendargirl February 18, 2012
I roast a bit hotter than babytiger --- 425 degrees. You can put a little X on the flat surface of each chestnut, and the four triangles made by the intersecting lines of the X will peel back as the chestnuts roast. It takes me about 15 - 20 minutes at 425 to get nicely roasted chestnuts in my oven. if you have a good toaster oven (I love our new Breville) and a small quantity of chestnuts, you can roast in that -- very handy. Be sure to peel them as soon as they are cool enough to handle, or it will be really hard to get them clean.
 
babytiger February 18, 2012
Cut a slit in each chestnut and roast in oven. Temp should be about 375. How long will depend on size. I would start checking after 30 minutes or so.
 
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