Kumquat Compote

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Kumquat Compote

Author Notes: Say that 5x fast! Pair with cheese on your next cheeseboard or add to your favorite grilled cheese.deglazeordie


Makes 1 pint

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili flake
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 2 cups Kumquats, washed, quartered, seeded
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  1. 1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot and ginger, reduce heat to low and sweat for 6 minutes, stir occasionally.
  2. 2. Add chili flake and mustard seed. Stir and cook 2 minutes.
  3. 3. Add kumquats, wine, vinegar, sugar and a pinch of salt. Cover the kumquats with water. Stir and partially cover.
  4. 4. Cook down until thick, about 20 minutes. Add water if liquid evaporates before fruit cooks.
  5. 5. Cool and enjoy.

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