Plum & Date Chutney
photo by Tulip-Fairy
- Ready In:
- 2 large red onions, sliced
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 12 ounces plums, halved,stoned and thickly sliced
- 2 ounces fresh dates or 2 ounces dried dates, stoned and finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon light muscovado sugar, more to taste
- 1 large red chile, seeded and finely chopped
- 2 limes, juice of
- 1 teaspoon tamarind paste
- Preheat grill and line the grill pan with foil.
- MIx the onions and oil and spread them out in the pan.
- Grill for 12-15 minutes or until soft and charred.
- Put the plum slices into a large bowl and add the hot onions with all the reamining ingredients.
- Leave to marinate for 1 hour, then taste and add salt and pepper, plus a little extra sugar if you like.
- Goes great with cold meats or stuffed into a pitta bread with a strong cheese.
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Although I followed the recipe pretty much, I did cut back the amount of red chile by about 2/3! I also used the more moist, chewy Medjool dates & came up with A GREAT TASTING CHUTNEY, & one I'll make again! Thanks for adding to my growing number of chutney recipes! [Tagged, made & reviewed as part of my Chutney theme in My-3-Chefs]
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