This easy-to-make sweet Apple, Red Onion, and Dried Cranberry Chutney recipe works very well with turkey, chicken, and duck and is an excellent accompaniment for your cheese platter.
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What is Chutney?
Chutney is easy to make! It is a type of condiment made from slow-cooked fruits and vegetables. It is a great way to take advantage of fruits and vegetables in season. Chutney is said to be originated in India. It has been adopted in many other cuisines to add flavor to dishes.
Be sure not to confuse it with jam or jelly. Although these condiments may have similarities, they differ in cooking methods and ingredients.
How to make a chutney recipe you will like?
There are no worries there! If you love certain types of citrus fruits, chutney is easy. Cherries and Cranberries make delicious chutney because of their slightly tart taste.
Tomato is both fruit and vegetable and makes one of the best and most cost-effective chutneys you can enjoy practically anything.
What is the best tool to make chutney?
My preferred tool to make chutney is a slow cooker. Just add all the ingredients and let it do its thing!
Tips for making this Apple, Red Onion, and Dried Cranberry Chutney
- Best to use a slow cooker, more efficient and effortless
- Use vegetables and fruits you like. Mango and peaches are great with meat and poultry.
- Don’t have cranberries? No worries, use cherries.
- For storing chutney, always use sanitized mason jars.
- Try my other recipe for chutney: How to make Tomato and Ginger Chutney
How to use Chutney?
- Serve with poultry and meat, such as chicken, turkey, duck, lamb, or pork. My favorite way to enjoy chutney is with roasted chicken.
- Serve with your cheese platter, and perfect with cheese such as cream cheese and brie.
- Use as a glaze: Add a small amount of hot water to thin out the mixture and brush over the meat or poultry.
- Use as a Spread in sandwiches: add a tangy and sweet taste to your favorite sandwiches.
Do you like chutney? What is your favorite fruit to make chutney?
- 3 apples peeled, cored, and diced, such as Fuji, Golden Delicious, or Honey Crisp
- 1 large or 2 medium red onions halved and sliced
- 1 cup of dried cranberries
- 3/4 cup light brown sugar
- 3/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/4 tsp sea salt or kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- Freshly ground black pepper
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.
Nutrition info is automatically generated and provided as a courtesy and as an estimate only.