How to Store Chestnuts So They Become Sweet

How to Store Chestnuts So They Become Sweet

If you store chestnuts for about a month in the refrigerator, they will become very sweet and delicious. They don't do well in a humid environment, so wrap in newspaper before refrigerating.


As many as you like
2 sheets
Supermarket bag


1. Prepare a small packing box or a large bowl.
2. Spread the newspaper out in the box, put in the chestnuts and wrap carefully.
3. Put the wrapped chestnuts in a plastic supermarket bag, and store in the refrigerator for 3 weeks to a month.
4. Boil the chestnuts in plenty of water and enjoy. In 3 weeks to a month, the chestnuts will lose some moisture and shrink a little. They will become wrinkly.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to store my favorite chestnuts in a way that turns them sweet and delicious.