Frieda's Specialty Produce - Chestnut

Overview

What is a Chestnut?

  • Chestnut shells are brown with a round shape, coming to a point at the top. The nuts are round, white and usually less than one inch in diameter. Chestnuts have a subtle sweet flavor and creamy texture.

How to Eat

  • To peel: slit shells and boil, roast or bake for 20 minutes. Use whole, chopped, pureed, or mashed in stuffing, puddings, desserts, soups, or served with root vegetables.

Health Benefits

  • Good source of dietary fiber and rich in vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm nuts with no soft spots, splitting, or mold.

How to Store

  • Keep at room temperature or refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

When are they in season?

  • October through December

Where are they grown?

  • Product of Korea

Recipes