Sweet Chilli Pineapple Sauce

Sweet chilli and pineapple sauce

Ever since I saw Nigella Lawson whizz some pineapple and plump red chillies in a processor on TV to make chilli jam, I’ve wanted to make something close. Hey, if you can have pineapple on your pizza, you can sure get through this one. I made this sauce with fresh pineapple (hate cutting it though) and fresh red chillies. And boy were those chillies hot. This sauce can be used in stir-frys, salads, sandwiches and more. It’s a tad chunky but quite delicious. The heat from the chillies and the sweetness from the pineapple work great together.

Sweet chilli and pineapple sauce

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Yield:

1 300 ml jar

Prep time:

20-30 mins

Cooking time:

15 mins

Ingredients:

Fresh pineapple – 1 whole, cut into small cubes (about 2 full cups)

Fresh red chillies – 1 large, deseeded

Ginger – 1 inch piece grated and juice squeezed out

Salt – to taste

Honey – 2 tbsp

Method:

Puree the pineapple in your blender along with the chilli.

Heat a pan and tip the pineapple chilli mixture in there.

Add the salt, honey and ginger juice.

Simmer for 10-15 mins and take it off the heat.

Cool and fill in a jar to store.

 

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