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Spiced Apple Chutney Recipe

Made with bacon, apples, vinegar, and sweet caramelized brown sugar, this chutney only takes 20 minutes to make!
Course Condiment
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 100kcal
Author Danielle Wolter

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped apples
  • 1 onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 Thai chili, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp. ginger paste
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  • For the apples, chop them in 1/4 to 1/2" pieces, depending on how chunky you'd like the chutney to be.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a 2-3 quart saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer, uncovered, for about 20-30 minutes, until chutney is caramelized and thickened.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or the freezer for up to 12 months.

Notes

  1. Dice the ingredients in small pieces for a more uniform chutney;
  2. Jalapenos or serrano peppers can be used as a substitute for the Thai chilies
  3. If the chutney starts to stick to the pan, add additional liquid;
  4. If your chutney is too thin after 20-30 minutes, continue cooking until a thick consistency is reached.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg