What Is a Simple Recipe for Mango Chutney?

What Is a Simple Recipe for Mango Chutney?

What Is a Simple Recipe for Mango Chutney?

Professional chef Alton Brown shares his recipe for mango chutney on FoodNetwork.com. The recipe was featured on his Food Network show, "Good Eats" in the episode entitled "Down & Out in Paradise."

Mango Chutney

This recipe for mango chutney from Food Network chef Alton Brown calls for fresh mango and features hints of brown sugar, white pepper and pineapple. The recipe is simple to make and yields around four cups of chutney.

Prep Time: 15 mins.

Cook Time: 45 mins.

Ready In: 1 hour


  • 4 fresh mangoes, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 1/2 cups medium red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh minced ginger
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced small
  • 8 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 4 ounces cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
  • kosher salt and ground white pepper
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped, toasted macadamia nuts
  1. Prepare the mangoes
  2. Prepare the mangoes, cutting the flesh from the pit, and then chop the flesh up.

  3. Saute the ingredients
  4. Heat the oil in a saute pan, and add the chili flakes, toasting the lightly to flavor the oil before adding the onions. Allow the onions to sweat until they are soft, and then add the bell pepper and ginger and saute for 2 minutes before adding the mango and cooking for an additional minute.

  5. Combine other ingredients
  6. Mix the pineapple juice, sugar, curry powder and vinegar in a separate bowl, and then add to the pan, stirring to combine before bringing the mixture to a simmer. Reduce the heat and simmer for around 30 minutes. Stir the mixture frequently, and then season with salt and pepper, add the nuts and raisins, and transfer the mixture to a container over a bath of ice.