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Whiskey Bacon Chutney Recipe – Home Pressure Cooking Whiskey Bacon Chutney Recipe – Home Pressure Cooking


Whiskey Bacon Chutney Recipe – Home Pressure Cooking

Written by: Emily Smith

Whiskey bacon chutney, my secret weapon! Crispy bacon, sweet onions, a whiskey kick, all simmered to perfection in my pressure cooker. It's a flavor explosion that'll jazz up any dish. Try it, you'll be hooked!

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Ever have one of those nights where you want to whip up something utterly mouthwatering? Let me introduce, my star dish - the Whiskey Bacon Chutney! Imagine thick, smoky bacon, sweet onions and the bold warmth of whiskey melded into a delicious chutney. Prepare to have your taste buds tantalized and your love for home cooking taken to new heights. Trust me, once you've tried this, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!

Ingredients for Whiskey Bacon Chutney

  • Bacon: Adds smoky, savory flavor and crispy texture, enhancing the overall richness and depth of the chutney.
  • Onion: Provides a sweet and aromatic base, caramelizing to add complexity and depth of flavor to the chutney.
  • Whiskey: Infuses a deep, rich flavor with a hint of sweetness, adding complexity and depth to the chutney.
  • Brown sugar: Balances the savory and tangy flavors with a touch of sweetness, creating a well-rounded taste profile.
  • Apple cider vinegar: Adds a tangy and slightly fruity acidity, balancing the richness of the bacon and sweetness of the chutney.

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Essential Tools for Making This Chutney Recipe

  • Pressure cooker: Speeds up cooking time and infuses flavors quickly.
  • Skillet: Used to cook bacon and onions to create the base flavors of the chutney.

Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes


  • 1 pound bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup whiskey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pressure cooker, cook the chopped bacon until crispy.
  2. Add diced onion and cook until softened.
  3. Pour in whiskey, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, water, salt, and pepper.
  4. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes.
  5. Release pressure naturally for 10 minutes, then quick release.
  6. Stir the chutney and simmer on sauté mode until thickened.
  7. Serve warm or store in airtight containers in the refrigerator.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 320 kcal | Carbohydrates: 15 g | Protein: 8 g | Total Fat: 22 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 35 mg | Sodium: 580 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 12 g | Calcium: 20 mg | Potassium: 180 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 50 µg | Vitamin C: 3 mg

Can You Make Whiskey Bacon Chutney Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the whiskey bacon chutney as directed in the recipe.
  • Allow the chutney to cool completely.
  • Store in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cool the chutney completely.
  • Transfer to freezer-safe containers or bags, leaving some room for expansion.
  • Label with the date and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

One unique twist to this whiskey bacon chutney recipe is that you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper for a subtle kick of heat that complements the sweetness of the chutney. It's a secret ingredient that adds a nice depth of flavor without overpowering the dish.

Common Questions About Making Whiskey Bacon Chutney at Home

Can I use a different type of alcohol instead of whiskey in this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute whiskey with bourbon, rum, or brandy for a different flavor profile.
How long can I store the whiskey bacon chutney in the refrigerator?
You can store the chutney in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Can I freeze the whiskey bacon chutney?
Yes, you can freeze the chutney in freezer-safe containers for up to 3 months.
Is there a non-alcoholic substitute for whiskey in this recipe?
You can use apple juice or apple cider as a non-alcoholic alternative to whiskey.
Can I adjust the sweetness of the chutney by reducing the amount of brown sugar?
Yes, you can adjust the sweetness by reducing the amount of brown sugar to suit your taste preferences.

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