California Golden Raisin Relish

Submitted by: Thomas Keller

This good relish doesn't need an introduction. It's fabulous!
  • Yields 3 cups
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons



      • 1 whole star anise
      • 1/8 stick cinnamon
      • 6 whole allspice
      • 10 whole black peppercorns
      • 2 whole cloves


      • 3 cups California golden raisins
      • 3 tablespoons sugar
      • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
      • 1/2 cup minced red onions
      • 3/4 cup water
      • 1/2 cup diced yellow peppers
      • 1/2 cup diced red peppers
      • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornichons, minced


      Combine whole spices in cheesecloth and tie tightly to make a sachet. Then, place raisins, sugar, vinegar, red onion, water and sachet in 10-inch pot. Heat to simmer over low heat. Cover and continue to cook for 10 minutes. Remove cover and reduce liquid until dry; stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Remove from heat; let cool. Remove sachet and mix in diced peppers and minced cornichons. Serve at room temperature with meats of all kinds.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 70 (1% from fat); Total Fat 0g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 19g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 16g; ); Iron 0mg; Sodium 10mg; Calcium 12mg; Potassium 170mg

      This recipe is found in the following categories:

      Special Diet

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