Fig Chutney

Sweet and sticky, this fig chutney is the perfect accompaniment to a festive cheese board. Make into a homely christmas gift by serving in 0.25 litre Kilner® Preserve jars.

Makes 2 x 0.5 Litre Kilner® Preserve Jars.

Ingredients and Method


  • 10 Large Figs
  • 2 Red Onions, peeled and chopped
  • 125ml Balsamic Vinegar
  • 100ml Red Wine Vinegar
  • 250g Light Muscovado Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper


  1. Peel and slice the red onions, remove the stalk from the figs and cut them into quarters.
  2. Heat the oil in a Kilner® Preserving Pan and add the onion, fry over a medium heat until it has softened and is translucent. Add in the balsamic and red wine vinegars, sugar, mixed spice, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Once the liquid has reduced to a syrup add in the figs and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Place into warm sterilised Kilner® Preserve jars, put on the lids and process the jars in a water bath.

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