Dried fig chutney is thick, flavorful and spicy jam that’s mildly sweet. It’s great on crackers for snack time or as a saucy side to your favorite meal!
Dried Fig Chutney
- ½ lb dried figs (14 figs, two cups chopped)
- 2 cups water
- ½ onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
- ½ cup raisins
- 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp)
- ½ cup apple cider vinegar
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ tsp allspice
- ½ tsp coriander
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp dried ginger
- ½ tsp chili powder
- ½ cup brown sugar
- Remove any hard stems from figs and roughly chop. Place them in a medium saucepan with water. Cover and bring to boil.
- Remove from heat and allow to sit for 15-20 or until tender. Drain the figs and return to the pan.
- Add the onion, raisins, garlic, vinegar and spices to the pan. Return to the stovetop and bring to a boil.
- Turn heat down to medium-low and simmer until onions and raisins are tender and all liquid is absorbed, 25-30 minutes.
- Add brown sugar, turn heat to medium-high and simmer, stirring constantly, until liquid from melted brown sugar is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
- Hack: Cover chutney tightly and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
Did you know? Figs, whether fresh or dried, are a nutritional powerhouse!