From spiced to spicy…
Spiced apple chutney is simply delicious, but how about spiced spicy apple chutney? Now that’s a taste bud explosion of the best kind. In this recipe, traditional chutney savory spices (cinnamon, allspice, and the like) are paired against jalapeño pepper and a healthy dose of cayenne pepper powder. It’s the epitome of sweet heat that you won’t soon forget.
Serve spicy apple chutney as a side to chicken or pork. Or try it on its own as a savory snack. It’s also delicious at breakfast time, served as side to French toast or pancakes. This is one morning dish that’ll perk you right up. Just be prepared the day before for breakfast usage – the recipe does take nearly an hour of simmering to get the chutney to the right consistency.
If you like spicy apple chutney, check out some of our other fruity and fiery sides from our spicy recipe index. These spicy apple chips are an excellent snack for those that like some oomph with their sweet. Or our simple Mexican fruit salad pairs smoky chipotle with a whole slew of cut fruits. It’s great as a snack of breakfast side. And if you’re looking for something more salsa-like, whip up this fiery blueberry salsa. It pairs the fruit with the bright bite of fresh jalapeño peppers.
Spicy Apple Chutney
- 1 pound apples peeled and chopped
- 2 jalapeño peppers diced
- 1 yellow onion diced
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper powder
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger shredded
- 1 tablespoon garlic chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over high heat and bring the mix to a boil.
- Reduce the heat to low and let the chutney simmer for approximately 45 minutes until thickened.
- Remove from heat, allow the chutney to cool, then serve.