Cobnut, wild mushroom and chestnut stir fry


  • 25g/1oz butter
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 150g/5oz mixed wild mushrooms, sliced
  • 50g/2oz shelled fresh cobnuts
  • 150g/5oz chestnuts, roasted, peeled
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
To serve
  • 1 roast chicken

Preparation method

  1. Place a frying pan over a high heat. Add the butter and, when melted and foaming, add the onions. Fry for 2-3 minutes, until softened, then add the thyme and wild mushrooms. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes, until tender.

  2. Add the cobnuts and chestnuts and fry for 1-2 minutes until heated through, then season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. Serve a spoonful with a plateful of roast chicken.

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Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 3-4

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