Shallots are in-season which is why it’s the perfect time to make a delicious shallot marmalade at home. This recipe for shallot marmalade is easy to make and is sure to put a twist on your next meal.
Whether you’re creating a side dish or an entrée, this marmalade will be the perfect addition. Let’s take a closer look at this delicious recipe.
Ingredients for your Shallot Marmalade
Shallots are in season right now, so it’s the perfect time to get creative with them! To make this marmalade, you will need:
Shallot Marmalade Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 shallots, thinly sliced
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons white wine
Pinch of salt
You will also need herbs and spices of your choice depending on the flavour profile you are looking for—parsley or thyme work especially well with shallots.
Shallot Marmalade Method
This simple condiment requires only a few ingredients and blends sugar with balsamic vinegar for a sweet-tangy flavour.
Shallot Marmalade Method
- Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
- Add the shallots and sauté until they are softened and lightly caramelised.
- Add the sugar, balsamic vinegar, white wine and salt and stir to combine.
- Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until your marmalade is thick and syrupy.
- Allow the marmalade to cool before serving or storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Finally season with salt & pepper to taste before serving!
Cooking Tips & Tricks
When making this marmalade it’s important to stir often; otherwise your ingredients may stick to the pan or burn due to high temperatures. Additionally, if you want a sweeter marmalade, simply add more brown sugar; if you prefer it spicier then add more herbs/spices accordingly!
The possibilities are endless when it comes to customising this recipe according to your own tastes!
How to serve your Shallot marmalade
You can serve your shallot marmalade as an exquisitely flavorful accompaniment to a variety of dishes. The sweet and slightly tangy taste of the marmalade helps to bring out the rich flavours of cold meats, pâtés, and cheese.
It also works wonderfully in a steak sandwich, adding some zing and making every bite more enjoyable.
Additionally, its colour creates an attractive presentation when added to any meal. Shallot marmalade is sure to be a welcome addition to any dish you serve it with – even simply served on crackers or toast.
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Shallot Marmalade is a great way to use in-season produce while creating something delicious and unique. This quick and easy recipe requires minimal effort but maximum flavour - what better way could there be?
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