Sweet and sour roasted shallots with raisins, fennel seeds and chilli recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 1 hr 15 mins to cook
  • 129 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Preheat the oven to gas 3, 160°C, 325°F.

Place onions on a baking tray, drizzle over 2tbsp of the oil and season. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or so, until softened and beginning to caramelize around the edges.

In the meantime heat the rest of the oil in a pan, add the fennel seeds, chilli, raisins and sugar. When bubbling add the vinegar and pour over the onions. Season with salt and pepper and, if necessary, more vinegar.

Enjoy with roasts or cold meats.

  • Ingredients

  • 2 x 300g (10oz) bags of shallots, peeled
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 1 heaped tsp fennel seeds
  • ½tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 heaped tbsp raisins
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 2-3tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Energy 540kj 129kcal 6%
  • Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturates 1g 6%
  • Sugars 11g 12%
  • Salt 0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 11g Protein 2.6g Fibre 3.7g


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