Spiced cumquat chutney

Justin North
Spiced Cumquat chutney makes a great accompaniment to pork.
Spiced Cumquat chutney makes a great accompaniment to pork. 
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Dairy-free

These small, tight citrusy fruits are bursting with intense squirts of vitamin C, flavour and acidity. Native to the Asia-Pacific region, cumquats come in both oval and round varieties. Either way, they are a joy to eat, wonderfully refreshing and very versatile.

Ingredients

2 cups cumquats, halved

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup orange or mandarin juice

1/4 cup chopped shallots

1 tbsp grated fresh ginger

1 star anise

3 cloves

4 cardamom pods

1/4 cinnamon stick

1 tbsp dried currants

Method

Cut cumquats in half, remove whatever seeds you can.

Place all chutney ingredients in a saucepan, bring to boil, then turn heat down and simmer for 20 minutes.

Remove any pieces of spice that are visible.

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