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How to make Portuguese roasted chestnuts (castanhas assadas), great snack, enjoy.
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Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
4
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Portuguese Roasted Chestnuts Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Roasted Chestnuts Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Mon, Nov 30, 2015, 08:50
4 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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Ingredients

2 pounds chestnuts1 cup water1 tablespoon coarse sea salt to taste
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  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 345 degrees Fahrenheit.
    2. Wash the chestnuts in water.
    3. Make a horizontal cut on the side of each chestnut.
    4. Place the chestnuts on a baking tray and sprinkle with the water and salt to taste.
    5. Roast the chestnuts for about 30-35 minutes in the oven until they are browned but not overcooked and soft on the inside. You must find a healthy medium to make sure they are not too soft and not too cooked as it makes all the difference.
    6. Once they are done, serve while hot.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com

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