Brian’s Pear & Apple Chutney

S n p logoMakes 3-to-4 cups
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsps. vegetable oil
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 2 serrano chili peppers (use less for mild flavor; more for really spicy)
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, diced
  • 2 firm, ripe pears (your favorite variety), cored, peeled, diced
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled, diced
  • ½ cup brown sugar (or to taste)
  • 2 Tbsps. agave nectar
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. all spice
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Dash of nutmeg

Directions

    1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
    2. Add onions, peppers, ginger; cook until onions are translucent.
    3. Add pears, apples, sugar, syrup, all spice, lemon juice, cranberries; stir until sugar dissolves.
    4. Salt to taste.
    5. Reduce heat to simmer; add nutmeg; cook until pears, apples are soft, not mushy (about 10 minutes).
    6. Serve with chicken, turkey or pork.

Brian’s Apple Chutney

Makes 3-to-4 cupsApple Chutney
Prep time — 5 minutes; cooking time – 10 to 15 minutes
Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsps. vegetable oil
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 2 serrano chili peppers (use less for mild flavor; more for really spicy)
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, diced
  • 3 large gala apples, cored, peeled, diced
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (optional)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsps. agave nectar
  • ¼ tsp. all spice
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Dash of nutmeg

Directions

  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions, peppers, ginger; cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Add apples, sugar, syrup, all spice, lemon juice, dried cranberries; stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Salt to taste.
  5. Reduce heat to simmer; add nutmeg; cook until apples are soft, not mushy. (about 10 minutes).
  6. Serve w/chicken, turkey or pork.

Chef Tee’s Peach Chutney

Makes 1-to-2 cupsS n p logo
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10 minutes
Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsps. canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, sliced
  • 2 white peaches, pitted, diced
  • 1 yellow peach, pitted diced
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1-to-2 Tbsps. honey (or to taste)
  • Leaves from 1 sprig of thyme

Directions

  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onions, ginger; cook a few minutes.
  2. Add 1 white peach that’s been diced, yellow peach, vinegar, honey; simmer uncovered over medium-low heat until liquid reduces by 1/3, thickens (about 5-to-10 minutes).
  3. When almost done, stir in thyme leaves, fold in 2nd white peach that’s been diced; enjoy!