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Fresh Chestnut (Peeled) - 500g

Original price HK$54.00 - Original price HK$54.00
Original price
HK$54.00 - HK$54.00
Current price HK$54.00
*Cook for use, do not eat raw (but pet squirrels can)*
Chestnuts peeled for instant use! 

Skip all the hustle of peeling. Do it like we do with these naked chestnuts in our  Japanese Bento class, mix them right in with other ingredients! 

Chestnuts are the edible nuts of trees and shrubs that belong to the Castanea genus.
They have a delicious, mildly sweet taste and are incredibly versatile with a high amount of fibre content. You can incorporate them into a variety of dishes, such as stuffings, salads, soups and the list goes on.

How do you cook chestnuts?
After rinsing the chestnuts clean, you can bake or boil them. They will cook like sweet potatoes do. Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes at 220°C or boil them for 15 minutes. You can also cook them with your Japanese rice to make 'chestnut rice'.

We all know that we should be eating the color of the rainbow. But why?

Every single color in the plant has its unique micro nutrient called phytochemical. Phyto comes from Greek word  (φυτόν) meaning 'plant' and these are the natural
components produced by plants, generally to help them resist fungi, bacteria and plant virus infections, and also consumption by insects and other animals. Some phytochemicals have been used as poisons and others as traditional medicine. It is that powerful.

These brightly colored veggies not only have the powerful health benefits but can also add color, fun and flavors to your table!

Nutritional Information of Chestnuts

Despite their small size, chestnuts are packed with a variety of nutrients.

A 10-kernel (84-gram) serving of roasted chestnuts provides the following:

Calories: 206
Protein: 2.7 grams
Fat: 1.9 grams
Carbs: 44.5 grams
Fiber: 4.3 grams, 15% of the Daily Value (DV)
Copper: 47% of the DV
Manganese: 43% of the DV
Vitamin B6: 25% of the DV
Vitamin C: 24% of the DV
Thiamine: 17% of the DV
Folate: 15% of the DV
Riboflavin: 11% of the DV
Potassium: 11% of the DV

In addition, chestnuts are a decent source of several other vitamins and minerals, including vitamins K, B5, and B3, as well as phosphorus and magnesium.

Compared with most other nuts, chestnuts contain fewer calories because they are low in fat. They are also higher in carbs than most nuts and contain a good amount of fiber, providing 15% of your daily needs in one serving.


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