Spiced Plum and Ale Chutney – Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil

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Spiced Plum and Ale Chutney

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Spiced Plum and Ale Chutney by Paula McIntyre MBE
  • 1.5 kg plums, stoned and chopped ( pour a glass of wine!)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 50g grated root ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Broighter Gold Thai oil
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • Pinch ground clove
  • 200ml cider vinegar ( I used Long Meadow)
  • 200ml ale ( I used Hills town Henrietta Hen)
  • 500g soft brown sugar


  1. Cook the onion and ginger in the oil until soft.
  2. Add the spices and cook for a minute.
  3. Add the plums, sugar, ale and vinegar.
  4. Boil for about half and hour.
  5. Pot into sterilised jars and seal.
Lovely served with cheese, pork, ham or duck.

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