- 1 pound(s) chestnuts in the shell - medium size
- salt as desired
Use a kitchen knife, a chestnut knife or a slitting tool to score and cut the shell with an "X" where the shell bulges outward (this will allow steam to be released rather than building up and exploding the shell as it roasts). Place the chestnuts in a dish or pan with enough water to fully cover...
Variations on Roasted Chestnuts
- 1 to 1 1/2 pounds whole chestnuts in shells