Quick plum and coriander chutney

This chutney is ready in minutes and is great served with duck.


6 Plums ripe (darker the better!)
½tbsp Coriander chopped
½tsp Sugar (brown)
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste


  1. Cut the plums in half and remove the stones
  2. Then cut into four pieces
  3. Add all the plumbs to a pan with the brown sugar and heat gently until they start to simmer in their own juice
  4. Gently stir once ‐ cook for about 3 to 4 mins
  5. Take off the heat and leave to cool in the pan
  6. When cool, transfer from the pan into another container
  7. Chop the coriander and fold in gently to the plums
This chutney is great served with duck breast.

Alistair Kidd

I am a professional chef and owner of Beurre-Blanc Home Cookery School which provides tailored cookery lessons to people in their own homes.

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