Lemon Relish Recipe

lemon relish

Eat with hard cheese or cold meats – it goes especially well with chicken.

Ingredients for Lemon Relish:

  • 2 large lemons
  • 1 large red or green pepper
  • 6 large spring onions
  • 2 large celery sticks
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 4 parsley sprigs
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 fl oz (110 ml) Chilli vinegar

Method of Lemon Relish:

  1. Pare the rind from the lemons. Cut off and discard the white pith.
  2. Remove the core and seeds from the pepper.
  3. Coarsely mince the lemon rind and flesh, onions (including the green tops), pepper, celery, chilli and parsley.
  4. Put into a pan with the remaining ingredients, bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Pour into hot sterilised jars and seal.

Makes about 1 lb (450 g) of Lemon Relish.

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