Mango Chutney – Extraordinaire

This is a tasty and healthy condiment will add a “je ne sais quoi to your dinner or appetizer.  This is my best version of mango chutney.   Everyone loves it!  Add mango pizzazz to your  crab cakes, chicken schnitzel and veal.
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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large mango cubed
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • 1/2 red pepper, minced
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1 T. cilantro* (aka. coriander) leaves minced
  • 2 T. dried black currants
  • Juice of 2 lime (or 1 lemon + 1 lime)
  • Olive oil

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DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients. Drizzle with some olive oil and toss.
Serve with crab cakes, chicken, veal or scallops.
To plate an appetizer, place chutney on plate and food on top.


DID YOU KNOW?
*CILANTRO
Like a rose by any name will smell just as sweet. Call it what you may, hara dhania, CILANTRO or coriander. They are, one and the same ingredient.
*Coriander: Coriander is also known as Chinese parsley. But, commonly known as cilantro in North America.
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YOUR HEALTH IS YOUR  WEALTH
One cup of diced mango is 100 calories. YUM! The 20% folate (a form of vitamin E) in a mango is metabolized in the liver. Any drinkers with fatty livers will appreciate this fact. All peppers are loaded with antioxidants, but none as much as the brightly colored reds, yellows, and orange. Currents have more antioxidants than blueberries. Mango and peppers are a dynamic duo! Right Batman!