Japanese rice with chestnut Recipe

Japanese rice with chestnut


  • 1 cup of Japanese rice
  • 1 cup of chestnut, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon peel, grated
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of red sake

How to make Japanese rice with chestnut

  1. Peel chestnuts and soak them in water for 30min.
  2. Soak 1 cup of rice for 30 minutes, drain before cooking.
  3. Halve chestnuts.
  4. Place rice in a pot, add chestnuts and 1 cup of water. Once water starts to boil, reduce heat and simmer slowly. Add soy sauce and red sake.
  5. Serve sprinkled with lemon peel.

Question from the Chef

“What's your favorite way to cook with chestnut?”

  • byGilles
    byGilles says

    I have tried this combination of rice and chestnut.It was okay I did not like the taste of chestnut.

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