Jamaican Papaya Chutney


  • 6 cups green (unripe papaya) cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 cups onion, minced
  • 1 cup seedless raisins
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 fresh hot red peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 4 red or green bell peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 2 cups tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tbs kosher salt
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 2 and 1/2 cups sugar

This is a very spicy chutney that is made with unripe papaya.


  • Put all of the ingredients, except for the sugar into a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat, cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes.
  • Add the sugar and cook, uncovered stirring from time to time until the mixture is thick, about 45 minutes.
  • Serve with cold meats, steak, lamb or roast chicken.
  • Makes 4 (1 pint) jars bottled while hot, sealed and stored for later use.

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