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Caramelized Chestnuts and Brussels Sprouts - Recipe

Roasted Chestnuts paired with buttery Brussels sprouts with a sweet and tangy glaze make for a delicious side dish.
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Caramelized Chestnuts and Brussels Sprouts Recipe
  • If using fresh chestnuts, score them with an X on the bottom and roast in a 400° oven until tender for approximately 20-25 minutes. Peel when cool.
  • Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat until butter has melted.
  • Add Brussels sprouts.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook, stirring frequently until golden brown. (Approximately 15 minutes.)
  • Add chestnuts, cook, stirring occasionally until the brussels are tender and browned in places. (Approximately 20-25 minutes)
  • Raise heat to medium high.
  • Add vinegar, stock and sugar.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid has been reduced to a syrup, 4-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve warm.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: large skillet
Servings: 8
-2 tablespoons unsalted butter
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-2 pounds Brussels sprouts trimmed and halved
- salt and pepper to taste
-3/4 pound shelled chestnuts - fresh, jarred or frozen
-1/2 cup cider vinegar
-1/4 cup homemade chicken stock or canned chicken stock
-1/4 cup sugar