Making your own peach chutney is fun and you can decide how sweet or spicy you want it to be. It also makes a great food gift.
12 people made this
Makes: 4 small jars
1kg ripe peaches
2 large onions
50g fresh root ginger, peeled
1 fresh red chilli
300g demerara sugar
250ml white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
Method Prep:15min › Cook:30min › Extra time:2hr › Ready in:2hr45min
Bring water to the boil in a large pot. Cut an X in the bottom of each peach and drop the peaches in the boiling water. Leave till the skin starts curling, about 1 minute. Drop the peaches in a bowl with cold water, then drain and peel immediately. Remove stones and coarsely chop peaches.
Mince onions, root ginger and chilli and add to a large pot with the peaches, sultanas, sugar, vinegar and allspice. Let marinate in the fridge for 2 hours.
Place the pot on the hob and slowly bring the mixtre to the boil. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. If there is a lot of extra liquid after that time, pour some of it off. Place hot chutney on sterilised jars and close tightly with lids. Turn jars upside down to seal and leave to cool.