Persimmon Chutney

Recipe courtesy of Chef David Myers, Sona, Los Angeles, California. Persimmon Chutney is the perfect accompaniment for Whole Roasted Duck Stuffed with Chestnuts.  For the full recipe, check out the December 15 issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

  • 5 ripe Hychia persimmons
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 6 mint leaves, for garnish

Peel the persimmons and roughly chop the flesh. In a sauce pot, sweat shallots in olive oil until clear. Add chopped persimmons, cinnamon, cardamom and honey. Cook on low heat for 30 minutes until thick and flavors have melded. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Place in a serving vessel and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Published on July 6, 2010