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Kelly’s Spiced Chestnuts

  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups chestnuts, peeled

Whip egg whites until four times their volume; add all spices and mix until well mixed; toss nuts in egg white mixture until well coated; let drain in a colander for 10 minutes; line a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake at 375 degree F for 10–15 minutes or until the nuts become golden.

Chef Tom Kelly
Hattie’s Grill
111 St. Joseph
Sutton’s Bay, MI 49682