Microwave rhubarb chutney

    43 min

    This sweet and spicy fresh rhubarb chutney is prepared in a microwave. Rhubarb is great for chutneys, because it keeps a good texture and is naturally tangy.


    Dorset, England, UK
    22 people made this

    Makes: 1 to 1.5kg chutney

    • 550g (1 1/4 lb) fresh rhubarb, trimmed and sliced
    • 225g (8 oz) onions, finely diced
    • 225ml (8 fl oz) white wine vinegar
    • 225g (8 oz) light brown soft sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 2.5cm (1 in) piece fresh root ginger, grated
    • 1 dessertspoon ground ginger
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 110g (4 oz) sultanas

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:33min  ›  Ready in:43min 

    1. Combine all ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and cook for 8 minutes in the microwave until the sugar has dissolved, stirring several times.
    2. Microwave uncovered for another 15 minutes until thick and well reduced. Stir twice in the first 10 minutes, then every following minute.
    3. Pour into warm sterilised jars. Screw on lids and boil for 10 minutes to seal.


    For extra spice, add 1 tablespoon fresh green chilli, seeded and finely chopped.

    How to sterilise jars

    Learn how to sterilise jars two ways with our handy step-by-step guide and video.

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    Very easy to make and very tasty. I added some apple. Lovely consistency  -  11 Apr 2018