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Merchant Gourmet Cooked & Peeled Whole Chestnuts 200g

4.7 out of 5 (13)

12 out of 13 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 3 weeks *

Suitable for vegetarians

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Price per 100g: £1.00


Product Description

Our Whole Chestnuts are cooked, peeled and vacuum packed to seal in their delicious, sweet flavour. They are ready to use and perfect for adding to loads of sweet or savoury dishes. Our whole Chestnuts are delicious in stuffings, stir-fries and cakes or eaten straight from the pouch as a snack.
Cooked, peeled and ready to use, Tastes great in... stuffings, desserts and with brussels sprouts, Free from artificial colourings, flavourings and preservatives, Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
Cooking should be as much fun as eating. Our latest recipe ideas are at www.merchant-gourmet.com, or call us on Freephone: 0800 731 3549

Product Information



Merchant Gourmet


Keep in a cool dry place. Once opened keep refrigerated and use within 7 days.


For best results.
These chestnuts can be eaten hot or cold. To open, immerse vacuum pack in hot water for a few minutes, snip top and loosen the chestnuts. Alternatively pierce the film and microwave on high for 1 minute.
Hints & tips.
To serve hot, fry gently in melted butter. Add ground cinnamon with salt and pepper for a little extra spice.
Chop and sauté with brussel sprouts and bacon, or add to bubble and squeak.
Scatter the chestnuts amongst layers of spinach, aubergine, fried red onions and goat's cheese. Season and add a little stock before topping with puff pastry and baking.
Add to stews and old fashioned roasts for extra sweetness and texture.
Mix into crème fraiche, whipped cream and vanilla sugar for a sweet tartlet filling

Preparation and Usage

Ideas to Keep...
Chop and add to stuffing mixes for a sweet and nutty flavour
Use chestnuts in a stir fry with broccoli, baby sweetcorns, peppers, sugar snap peas and carrots. Lightly dress with soy sauce before serving
Mix chopped chestnuts into cakes, muffins or brownies to give extra texture and flavour
Sauté cooked sprouts with crispy bacon and chestnuts and serve with your Christmas roast


Specially packed for:
Merchant Gourmet®,
2 Rollins Street,
SE15 1EW.

Package Type



Allergen Information

Contains Nut, May Contain Peanut


Cooked Peeled Chestnuts

Dietary Information

Suitable for Vegetarians; Suitable for Vegans

Nutritional Data

Typical Values(as sold) Per 100g(as sold) Per 50g serving
Energy 688kJ334kJ
Fat 1.0g0.5g
of which saturates 0.2g0.1g
Mono-unsaturates 0.3g0.1g
Polyunsaturates 0.5g0.2g
of which sugars 8.5g4.3g
Fibre 5.2g2.6g
Protein 4.3g2.1g
Salt 0.0g0.0g


Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

13 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.7

12 out of 13 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5


these are so good, no need to peel chestnuts, these taste delicious, have been using them for some years now. Excellent

Rating: 5 star out of 5


So much easier than the fingernail ruining, traditional method, and just as delicious

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.


Such a convenient way to buy chestnuts. No more getting bored peeling them! I love the fact they taste so fresh and natural. No one would believe they've come out of a packet.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

2 of 2 found this review helpful.


I love these, I eat them as snacks around Christmas time as a treat, they taste great and are cleverly packaged. I use them in cooking too they are especially nice with cabbage and bacon.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.


Love these as snacks, so tasty and convenient. Also great for cooking. So happy Ocado stocks it.


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