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Watermelon Chutney

Recipe created by Chef Joe Poon for the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

  • 4 cups watermelon, juiced
  • 2 cups watermelon (white part), diced small
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 onion medium, white and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • 2 tablespoons roasted walnuts

Reduce watermelon juice over medium heat to 2 cups. Combine all ingredients, and simmer until almost dry. Chill and serve.


Makes 1 pint.

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