Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time15 mins
  • Serves6
  • DifficultyEasy
1kg Brussel sprouts peeled and trimmed with a cross on the bottom
250g whole peeled chestnuts
25g butter
50ml vegetable oil
150g smoked streaky bacon lardons

Place a pan of salted water onto boil then add the sprouts and bring to a simmer, cook for approximately 8 minutes. Whilst these are cooking place a frying pan onto a medium heat, add the oil and once hot then the butter.

When it has melted and is golden brown add the bacon and cook for 4-5 minutes till golden brown and semi then add the chestnuts and cook for a further 3 minutes. Season with plenty of pepper.

Drain the sprouts once cooked and add to the bacon mix, toss for a couple of minutes and add some black pepper and salt to taste.

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