Pickled Starfruit

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125 g Caster sugar; (4oz)
1 Whole red chilli
; but not peeled
; added colour)
; root ginger, washed
1 Lime leaf; (optional)
1 Piece star anise
3 tb Beetroot juice; (optional -
2 Cm; (1 inch) piece fresh
3 Starfruit; thinly sliced (3
250 ml Cider vinegar; (8fl oz)
1 Cinnamon
4 4)

Original recipe makes 16 servings



Place the vinegar, beetroot juice and sugar in a saucepan over a moderate heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add the ginger, chilli, cinnamon stick, star anise and lime leaf if using and simmer for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Arrange the starfruit slices in a sterilized kilner jar or jam jar and pour over the pickling liquid. Arrange the spices between the slices of starfruit. Seal the jar(s), allow to cool then refrigerate for up to 1 month. Notes Delicious served as an accompaniment to cold gammon and potato salad. NOTES : A very attractive, fragrant pickle, an ideal accompaniment to cold meats.

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I have always loved starfruit but never thought of picking it! Truly an interesting and meaning ful experience, these exotic flavors took me out of this world! Savory, pungent and just delicious to taste. I will be keeping these as a staple, TY!
Corwin26 2y ago

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