This spicy mango chutney is enhanced with a hint of cayenne and a lot of cinnamon. Pairs well with crackers or even pancakes. |

Spicy mango chutney with a hint of cayenne

This chutney is flavored with cayenne, black pepper and chili. This combo may seem odd but do not skimp on those seasoning. They make the perfect chutney for your crackers, crêpes, waffles, cheeses. You name it, this chutney is about to become your favorite.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 1 jar


  • 1 baptiste mango or other firm mango
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 star anise
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1 pinch of chili powder
  • 1 pinch of ground pepper
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1-2 sweet spice leaves
  • 1 lime zest
  • ½ cup of water


  1. Wash and peel the mango
  2. Cut it into thin slices
  3. Transfer to a thick bottom pot
  4. Add the sugar and sweet spices
  5. Cover with the water
  6. Bring to a boil
  7. Reduce the heat and simmer until the mixture thickens up (about 45 minutes)
  8. Preserve in a tight jar and enjoy with crackers, crêpes, pancakes or waffles.