5 from 1 vote
Apple & Pear Chutney
Prep Time
3 hrs 3 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs 3 mins
 
A delicious condiment that comes together quickly. Serve it with crackers, cheese, in paninis or grilled sandwiches and it makes a great side to grilled or roasted pork.
Course: Appetizer
Author: Chris Scheuer
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ medium red onion diced
  • 1 medium clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 medium apple cored and cut in ¼ inch dice
  • 1 medium pear cored and cut in ¼ inch dice
  • ¼ cup red pepper jelly you could use any color pepper jelly or use all orange marmalade and a teaspoon or two of Sriracha or other hot pepper sauce, depending on your taste.
  • ½ cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup apple juice or water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium size saucepan. Add red onion and cook for 4-5 minutes or until onion is softened. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
  2. Add apples, pears, pepper jelly, marmalade, apple cider vinegar, apple juice, brown sugar and soy sauce. Simmer for about 10-15 minutes or until apples and pears are soft and the liquid is syrupy.
  3. Add raisins and cook another minute.
  4. Add chopped cilantro just before serving. Stir to combine.
Recipe Notes

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with cheese and crackers. Spoon over goat cheese or cream cheese and serve with crackers or crostini. Serve with roast or grilled pork. Also makes a wonderful spread for panini's with cheese and smoked turkey, ham or chicken sausage.