Grape Chutney

Chef Gary Rhodes shared his fabulous recipe for grape chutney - the perfect choice for a festive cheese board
Gary Rhodes' Grape Chutney
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Gary Rhodes' Grape Chutney
December 05, 2018

PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
RECIPE BY Gary Rhodes


3 large Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
100ml balsamic or red grape vinegar
1 bag seedless white grapes (approximately 1kg, picked, washed and halved)
120g demerera sugar
A pinch of salt
1 tsp mixed spice
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground ginger


  • 1

    Simmer the apples, onions and vinegar together in a saucepan until softened, for approx. 20 minutes

  • 2

    Stir in the grapes, sugar, salt and spices and continue to simmer for approx. 30 minutes. Keep covered with a lid over a low heat until the mixture is thick and pulpy, stirring occasionally

  • 3

    If the chutney is too loose, remove the lid allowing it to simmer rapidly and reduce to a thick chutney consistency

  • 4

    Once cooked, remove from the stove and leave to cool. Store in an airtight container in the fridge



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