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Easy Coffee Roasted Chestnuts on the stove top with butter and whole coffee beans for the smoky coffee aroma. No slitting of X's and done in 20 minutes! | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com
Coffee Roasted Chestnuts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Easy Coffee Roasted Chestnuts on the stove top with butter and whole coffee beans for the smoky coffee aroma. No slitting of X's and done in 20 minutes!

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 273 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp butter (28g)
  • 1 lb fresh chestnuts (450g)
  • 3 cups dark roast whole coffee beans (210g)
Instructions
  1. Wash and drain chestnuts. Wipe dry with paper towels.
  2. Melt butter in a large cast iron Dutch oven. Add chestnuts and stir to coat with butter, about 1 minute.
  3. Add coffee beans and stir for 1 to 2 minutes. Cover and allow it to roast on the stove over medium low heat for 5 minutes. Continue to stir chestnuts every 5 minutes for a total time of approximately 15 to 20 minutes depending on the size of the chestnuts. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. When chestnuts are cool enough to handle, wipe each one with a paper towel.
  5. Peel and enjoy while still warm.