Fig Chutney
4.94 from 15 votes

Fig Chutney

This sweet Fresh Fig Chutney with raisins and apples is the perfect accompaniment for white meat, cheese platters and charcuterie boards.  Seasoned with warming spices like nutmeg, cloves and ginger, it also makes for a wonderful DIY Christmas gift idea for your foodie friends.

Course Appetizer, Condiment
Cuisine American, Middle Eastern
Keyword appetizer, chutney, easy, figs, gift, preserved, raisins, spices
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 24 tbsp - 1.5 cup - one 9 oz jar
Calories 30 kcal


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar unpacked
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups figs fresh or frozen, stems removed and quartered
  • 1/3 cup apple diced
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground clove
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg


  1. Soak raisins in a bowl of hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, melt sugar with vinegar. Add the figs, apple, onion, raisins, salt and spices (ginger, clove and nutmeg).

  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low heat and cook for about an hour, stirring frequently.
  4. Put the chutney into a jar and store it in a dry place.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from french Elle à Table magazine.

Nutrition Facts
Fig Chutney
Amount Per Serving (1 tablespoon)
Calories 30
% Daily Value*
Sodium 34mg 1%
Potassium 42mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 5g
Vitamin A 0.1%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 0.7%
Iron 0.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.