Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears


Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
A rice pudding a bit atypical, no sugar added, but chestnut cream instead, and served in a verrine with diced poached pears.
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Last modified on: November 22th 2023

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears

Rice pudding with chestnuts

Blanch 125 g rice in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Drain it.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Pour this rice into a non-stick pan with 1 litre whole milk and 200 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons).

Stage 4 - 40 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Place on low heat and cook gently, stirring occasionally...

Stage 5
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
...until the rice has absorbed almost all the milk.

Stage 6
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
You should obtain a creamy rice pudding with a delicious chestnut taste.

Let cool, uncovered.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Prepare 200 g Chantilly cream...

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
... and add it to the cooled rice pudding.

Proceed gently, to keep as much as possible the lightness of the Chantilly, and thus lighten the rice pudding.

Reserve in the refrigerator.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Cut 3 Poached pears into small pieces and drain.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears

Montage

This is not necessary, but you can decorate each glass with a trail of chestnut cream.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Fill with half of the rice pudding.

Stage 12 - 1 min.
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Then 1/4 of the poached pear pieces.

Stage 13
Rice pudding with chestnuts and poached pears
Serve, not too cold if possible, i.e. out of the fridge 30 minutes before tasting.
Remarks
For a fancier version, add a sprinkling of marron glacé on top of the pears in the verrine.

As usual with the poaching syrup, you can salvage it for later use, even in another recipe.
Keeping
1 day in the refrigerator, protected by a stretch film.
Source
From Bastien Girard.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,934 Kcal or 8,097 Kj61 gr218 gr90 gr
97 %23 %21 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
127 Kcal or 532 Kj4 gr14 gr6 gr
6 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
484 Kcal or 2,026 Kj15 gr55 gr23 gr
24 %6 %5 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.44 €
  • Per person : 1.11 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron and leek soup, Gratin Comtois, Cheese Soufflé, Italian hot chocolate , Fresh mint ice-cream, ... All
Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons)Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Chestnut cake, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Chestnut moelleux, ... All
Chantilly creamChantilly cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Viennese chocolate cups, Pavlova, Peach and blackcurrant sundae, Chantilly rice pudding, Diplomat cream, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Chicken with rice and leeks, Sushi, How to cook rice in rice-cooker, Chantilly rice pudding, ... All
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