Chestnuts Simmered in Butter

Chestnuts Simmered in Butter
The basic recipe for cooking and peeling chestnuts. A springboard to other delicious dishes. A must in every cook's repertoire.

2 pounds fresh chestnuts
cold water to cover
2 teaspoons sea salt
2 cups butter
2 Tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley
sea salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste


Make an "X" incision in two pounds of chestnuts and place them in cold salted water. Bring the water to a boil.

Cover the pot and reduce the heat to a simmer. Continue cooking for about 40 minutes.

Drain the chestnuts and peel them all, taking care to remove the papery inside layer.

Melt the butter in a sautee pan.

Add the cooked, peeled chestnuts and cook over medium high heat till warmed through.

Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle them with fresh parsley.

Products suggested for this recipe:

Earthy Delights

2871 Jolly Road

Okemos MI 48864

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fax 517.253.7366

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