The Basic Way to Boil Chestnuts

The Basic Way to Boil Chestnuts

This is the basic way to boil chestnuts. You can make them delicious through prepping.

Ingredients: 2 servings

1/2 tablespoon or more
1000ml or more


1. Wash the chestnuts and soak them for about half a day. Boil water in a pot and add salt. Place the chestnuts in the pot and bring to a boil.
2. Once the water comes to a boil, set to low heat and simmer the chestnuts for 40-50 minutes. Once they finish boiling, let them sit in the pot until the water cools.
3. Cut the chestnuts in half with a knife and scoop out the flesh with a spoon.

Story Behind this Recipe

I learned this from my mother.