Apricot and walnut chutney
This chutney is one of the great chutneys.
The taste of spicy apricots with a walnut balancer makes a perfect addition
to any meat dish whether the meat is served hot or cold.
Another Thermomix top shelf
offering is Peach and
cranberry. The TM31 Cook Book features an Apple Peach and Apricot
The Thermomix truly is the 'Chutney Champion'.
This recipe is from
HungryMonster.com. Joy has converted the original recipe to a Thermomix recipe that is
1kg Apricots ---OR---700g dried apricots
350g onions -- peeled and halved
180 - 200g walnut
500ml cider vinegar
2 garlic cloves -- peeled
2 oranges (zest only)
300g light brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon powdered English mustard
1/2 teaspoon powdered allspice
If using dried apricots, put them in water overnight to swell.
Chop walnuts on speed 4 for 3 seconds. Set aside.
Chop orange zest for 10 seconds on speed 8. Scrape down sides, add garlic and chop
another 5 seconds speed 8. Set aside.
Chop onions speed 4 for 5 seconds. Set aside.
Split and stone fresh apricots.
Chop apricots (either fresh or dried and swollen by water) for 4 seconds on speed 4.
Add all the ingredients except the walnuts, cook 1½ hours reverse speed 1½ at 100°C.
Stir in the walnuts for 10 seconds on reverse speed 2.
Pot while hot in warm sterilised jars. Seal.