Golden Raisin-Granny Smith Apple Chow Chow

Submitted by: Geoff Southwick

A sweet spicy apple-raisin condiment for pork, ham and other meats.
  • Yields 6 cups
  • Details


    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
    • 8 cloves garlic
    • 1 piece fresh gingerroot (about 3 inches), peeled and chopped
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 1 1/2 pounds Granny Smith apples (at least 6), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    • 2 1/2 cups California golden raisins
    • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds


    In saucepan, dissolve sugar in vinegar; heat and simmer 10 minutes. Measure garlic, gingerroot, salt and pepper flakes into food processor and blend well. Add to sugar-vinegar mixture along with apples, raisins and mustard seeds. Continue to simmer and stir about 45 minutes or until apples are soft and mixture thickens. Store in refrigerator.

    Note: Makes a great condiment for pork, ham and other meats.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 170 (3% from fat); Total Fat 0g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 43g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 37g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 530mg; Calcium 23mg; Potassium 206mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    Special Diet

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