How To Peel a Chestnut

How To Peel a Chestnut

There are many forums and opinions as to the best way to peel a chestnut. The method below is one I found to be quite easy.

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Lie chestnut on a cutting board on its flat side.

With a paring knife, score a cross on the dome side of the chestnut – ideally through the skin but not the nut.

Place scored chestnuts on a baking tray and bake in oven for about 15-20 minutes.

Once done, you will notice that the skin has peeled back making it quite simple to remove the nut.

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