Minty Apple Chutney

  • Preparation Time30 mins
  • Cooking Time35 mins
  • DifficultyEasy
2.5ml ground allspice powder
1 whole cinnamon stick, halved
1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
1 x 5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
4tbsp currants
175g granulated sugar
45ml honey or maple syrup
150ml cider vinegar
Juice of 1 large lime
Juice of 1 large orange
½tsp dried chilli flakes
Pinch ground cloves
4 dessert apples, peeled, cored and roughly chopped
1 bunch freshly chopped mint

Put all the ingredients except the apples and mint into a large pan. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 15-20 minutes, until the mixture is reduced by most of the liquid is reduced by 2/3rd's.

Add the apples and cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender and the liquid is almost evaporated.

Cool slightly, remove the cinnamon sticks and serve hot or cold with cooked sliced roast meats or spoon the mixture into two sterilised jars (or smaller glass gift jars labelled and given as gifts for Christmas).

Tip: Once open, store in the fridge and use within four weeks.

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