Cranberry Chutney Recipe With Apples and Oranges Recipe

Cranberries and Cinnamon Sticks
Photo: Diana Rattray
  • 18 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 4 cups (4 servings)
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The addition of vinegar to the mixture makes this cranberry condiment a "chutney" rather than a jam or conserve. You can substitute lemon juice for the vinegar if you prefer, and you can add some dried cranberries along with the raisins. See more ideas in the tips and variations.

This is a delicious cranberry chutney with apples, oranges, golden raisins, and spices, perfect alongside pork, turkey, and chicken main dishes. It's an excellent chutney for the holidays. We like a little along with just about any meal. 

While it isn't a home canning recipe, the cranberry chutney can be frozen in small containers.

What You'll Need

  • 1 large orange (peeled, tough membrane removed, chopped)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 12-ounce package (fresh or frozen cranberries, rinsed and drained)
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 large Golden Delicious apple (peeled, cored, and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (or regular seedless raisins)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans (or walnuts)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cranberries are bursting.
  3. Transfer the cranberry chutney to a bowl and chill until serving time.
  4. Extra chutney may be frozen in small freezer containers.

Tips and Variations

  • Use lemon juice instead of vinegar.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 549
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 130 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)