Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Mango Chili Lime Chutney

Mango Chutney is a sweet and spicy condiment great on a piece of fish or chicken or even crab cakes. You can use fresh mangoes when they are available or frozen.

You will need:

  • 3 cups mango cubed
  • 1/2 white onion -chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 chilies -medium heat
  • 2 Thai chilies- hot
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 inch tender centre piece of lemongrass
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 scallions/green onions- chopped fine
  • a handful of cilantro- chopped fine
  • 1 more lime juiced to top at the end

Step 1: put the onion, garlic, chilies, zest and juice of the lime, chopped lemongrass into the food processor. Process until fine.

Step 2: add the mixture, the mangoes, vinegar, honey, ginger, salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat for 30-40 minutes until most of the water has evaporated and the mix is thickened.

Step 3: add the mixture back to the food processor and blend until smooth.

it can be stored in the fridge or frozen. 

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