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Smoked Apple Chutney

Course Condiment
Cuisine American, British, European
Keyword apple, Cameron's stovetop smoker, condiment, fruit, garlic, ginger, lycooking, lyukum cooking lab, mustard, recipe, sauce, spiced
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 8oz jars

Ingredients

for smoking apples

  • 2 each apple large, Granny Smith variety
  • 1 tbsp apple wood smoking chips

for chutney

  • 9 oz smoked apples diced
  • 1.5 oz lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 4.5 oz onions diced
  • 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1.5 oz raisins golden
  • 4 oz brown sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp brown mustard seeds
  • 0.5 tsp ginger dry, ground
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 3 each cloves ground
  • 3 each allspice ground
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 0.5 cup apple cider vinegar

Instructions

to make smoked apples

  • Wash and dry apples. Peel, core, and slice them into 1/8 segments.
  • Prepare the smoker. Place 1 tbsp apple wood chips in the center of the bottom of the smoker. Using wide aluminum foil, wrap the drip tray and place it on top of the chips. Place the smoking rack inside the tray and arrange apple slices on it.
  • Close the lid and place smoker over high heat making sure the burner is right under the pile of wood chips. Our goal is to bring wood chips to smoldering as quickly as possible. In 5 minutes, you will smell the first puff of smoking hickory. Turn the heat to medium and continue for 10 more minutes.
  • Turn off the heat after 15 minutes since the moment your smoker was placed over the heat. Keep the apple slices smoking without heat for the next 5 minutes, lid closed.
    Smoked apples

to make chutney

  • Sterilize two 8 oz jars. Dice apples. Peel and dice onions. Peel and slice garlic. Measure all ingredients.
  • In a saucepan, combine diced apples and onions, sliced garlic, raisins, lemon juice, and brown sugar. Mix and leave at room temperature for sugar to draw juices from apples and onions.
    Making Smoked Apple Chutney
  • Add spices, salt, and apple cider vinegar. Stir and slowly bring to boiling over medium heat.
    Making Smoked Apple Chutney
  • Reduce heat to low and cook undisturbed for 30 minutes, no lid. Stir the chutney for the first time after 30 minutes of cooking. Continue cooking for another 15 minutes, gently stirring for 3-4 times.
  • Transfer hot chutney into the jars, close the lids, and let cool down at room temperature. Keep refrigerated.
    Smoked Apple Chutney