Spicy Cranberry Chutney Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Spicy Cranberry Chutney

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"Crystallized ginger makes this special!"

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. In a medium saucepan, mix dried apricots, dark brown sugar, raisins and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Mix in cranberries, apple and lemon zest. Simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Mix in lemon juice, crystallized ginger and red pepper flakes. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
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Dec 28, 2008

This is exceptional and easy to prepare. I modified it slightly in two ways: 1) added 1 tsp salt to temper the sweetness and make it more a true chutney and 2)pureed 3/4 of the mixture to make it more suitable for spreading on crusty bread or crackers with herbed brie. It was a hit with my holiday guests and made an excellent gift for the neighbors.

Nov 13, 2012

LOVE THIS! Only change I made (we all make changes even though we love a recipe!)...I use orange juice instead of water to boil cranberries and dried apricots. Just adds 1 more layer to the flavor! I've also used dates instead of raisins.


8 Ratings

Jul 24, 2003

Pretty good, the spicy flavor makes it different.

Nov 23, 2009

My family loves this recipe. I don't like raisins, so I use dried cherries. It's great.

Nov 30, 2010

Combined this with another chutney recipe I have. I didn't use an apple and I put in chili covered dried mango in place of the apricots. I also added some cider vinegar and chopped jalapenos.

Feb 03, 2009

This definitely has some "zing"!! I served this throughout the 2008 holiday season to rave reviews from several dinner parties.

Nov 16, 2013

This is my favorite recipe. I make this every year for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it's always a hit!


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  • Calories
  • 64 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 4 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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