Orange and shallot marmalade

23 November 2015

The shallot and orange marmalade recipe makes a delicious relish works well with cold meats and cheese.

Preparation time

20 minutes

Cooking time

40 minutes

Makes

1 jar



Ingredients

  • 500g shallots, peeled, leave whole or slice for a finer relish
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsps caster sugar
  • Zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 2 tbsps white wine vinegar

Method

To peel the shallots, pour boiling water over them and leave them to cool a little. Cut the end from the bottom and slip off the skins.

Place the peeled shallots in a saucepan with the olive oil, cook over a low heat until softened and beginning to caramelised, this will take around 20 minutes.

Add the sugar, orange juice and zest and the vinegar, continue cooking until the liquid has reduced a little, around 7-10 minutes, allow to cool.

Spoon into a sterilised jam jar, cover and store in the fridge. Eat within 1 week.

Serve cold with cheese or cold meats, or warm and serve as a delicious topping for steak or gammon.

Our thanks to www.ukshallot.com for providing this recipe.

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