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Sweet onion marmalade

Ingredients 8
Servings 0


  • 45
    olive oil
  • 6
    onions, sliced
  • 2
    chillies, seeded and sliced
  • 45
    soft brown sugar
  • 30
    red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
  • 125
    white wine
  • 85
  • salt to taste


Heat oil in a pan. Add onions and chillies and sauté until onions are glossy, about 5 minutes. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add remaining ingredients and cook over high heat for about 10 minutes. Reduce heat, then simmer until onions soften and get a bit gooey, 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with roast meats, braaied lamb or beef, or with strong Cheddar cheese. For a blissful sandwich, slice cold rare roast beef thickly, place slices on crusty white or rye bread and top with cucumber and onion marmalade. Close sandwich. Makes about 750 ml (3 cups).


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