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Whole Braised Chestnuts

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Ingredients
  Peeled chestnuts 3 Cup (48 tbs) (About 1 Pound Whole Raw Or 35 Chestnuts)
  Chicken consomme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Red wine/White wine / sherry / water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Place chestnuts in heavy saucepan or casserole.
Cover with consomme to the depth of 1/2 inch.
Mix cornstarch and wine to a smooth paste.
Pour over chestnuts.
Add salt and pepper to taste and dot with butter.
Simmer, covered, over lowest possible heat for 50 minutes, or until chestnuts are tender.
Serve as separate dish or mix with braised red cabbage or Brussels sprouts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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