What do you eat Christmas chutney with? (3 Foods to Try)

In this brief guide, we will answer the question, What do you eat Christmas chutney with? We will discuss all the Christmas foods that go well with Christmas chutney and then the preparation steps for some of them. 

What do you eat Christmas chutney with?

You can eat Christmas chutney with any meat and cheese of your choice. Spiced Christmas chutney goes very well with cold cuts and biscuits.  Pork Pies, hot sausages, and cold cuts all do quite well with Christmas chutney. 

You can also add Christmas chutney to your leftover sandwich. The chutney is also made into greek yogurt dip, and eaten with a burger. 

Some other foodstuffs to pair with your Christmas chutney;

  • Serve with warm goat cheese on a toast.  
  • Serve the Christmas chutney as a salad dressing or over your cheeseboard. 
  • Christmas chutney is also served in a beef and ham sandwich. 
  • In a salad that has either or all of cucumber, lettuce, horseradish, and tomatoes, a helping of Christmas chutney would taste very good. 
  • Put your Christmas plum chutney on a Christmas ham and serve.
  • Add Christmas chutney to a ham hock sandwich made with ham hock and mature cheddar.

 There are many recipes to try out Christmas chutney that include almost every tangy fruit imaginable. 

 You can choose cranberry chutney, tamarind chutney, pear chutney, peach and chili chutney, pineapple chutney, spiced beetroot, and orange chutney. Pineapple, fig and onion chutney, red onion chutney, and tomato chutney. 

What sandwiches can you serve next to Christmas chutney?

Christmas sandwiches are a staple for Christmas festivities; they are delicious and filling. The popular Christmas sandwiches you can make are turkey sandwiches. 

The Christmas sandwich has British turkey, pork stuffing, spinach leaves, mayonnaise, crispy onions, and orange cranberry sauce. With that said, any chutney would go well with such a sandwich. 

The Christmas turkey naan sandwich has tikka chunks, mango chutney, pea relish, and leftover turkey meat. 

How to make Christmas Chutney?

Christmas chutney is a really important part of a Christmas meal because it is versatile. It goes well with every Christmas food you have on the table. 

Christmas chutney is made with dried fruits, mainly prunes, dates, and apricots. 

To prepare Christmas chutney, follow the steps below; 

  1. Chop your dried fruits and onions. 
  2. Put a pan of vinegar on the stovetop with ginger, salt, and allspice berries. 
  3. Bring the ingredients to a boil and add dried fruits, onions, and sugar. 
  4. Let it simmer on low flame for an hour and a half, with the lid off. Cook until the chutney is thick. 
  5. Have your chutney jar ready by washing it with soapy water, rinse and dry in warm air. 
  6. Transfert the chutney to the jar and cover it with an airtight lid or waxed disc.
  7. Let the chutney mature for a month before you eat it. 

What else can you eat with Christmas chutney?

  1. Brown buttered vegetables

You could also make brown buttered vegetables by using all three; carrots, leeks, and Brussel sprouts. To make 3-in-1 brown buttered vegetables, boil the vegetable by starting with carrots, then adding sprouts and leeks.

Take a pan and add a helping of butter. Sizzle until the butter becomes brown. Add sage and black pepper and the rest of the vegetables.

After the vegetables become brown and crispy, take them out and season with sea salt. 

Cook carrots, parsnips, and red onions together. 

  1. Christmas Ham

Christmas ham is paired with baked Cauliflower and gouda cheese, roasted Brussel sprouts, or sweet potato casserole and goes quite well with rich plum chutney. 

Christmas ham is first simmered with bay-infused cider and roasted with mustard and demerara glaze. Go with either a marinade or glaze for your Christmas ham. Marinade your gammon with cider, and add carrots, onion, bay leaves, celery, and peppercorn.

Boil and simmer for an hour and keep the broth aside. Bake the ham for 25 to 30 minutes, until it takes on a golden color. While it bakes, baste it a few times with the broth.

  1. Holiday Cheese Board

Your holiday cheeseboard can have all or some of Brie, blue cheese cheddar, or goat cheese.

Get some deli meat including prosciutto and spicy salami.

Also put fruits such as pomegranates, persimmons, winter citrus, grapes, and either apples or pears.

Assort some nuts and crackers from ritz, salty almonds, roasted pistachios, and walnuts. If you like, throw in some salty olives, pickles, and marinated artichokes, and do not forget to serve good old Christmas chutney with it. 

Conclusion

In this brief guide, we answered the question, What do you eat Christmas chutney with? We discussed all the Christmas foods that go well with Christmas chutney and also discussed the preparation steps for some of them. 

Citations

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/christmas-chutney-recipes

https://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/type-of-dish/preserves/christmas-chutney

Hi, I am Charlotte, I love cooking and in my previous life, I was a chef. I bring some of my experience to the recipes on this hub and answer your food questions.