Chicken pesto

Onion Jam


4 large brown onions, thinly sliced
4 tblspns olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 star anise
1 cinnamon stick
chopped fresh chilli to taste


In a saucepan, lightly saute the onions, garlic and chilli in the oil, add the sugar and vinegar, the start anise and cinnamon stick.

Cook on a low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 1 hour until the onions are dark brown and sticky.

Adjust for seasoning and to balance the sweet and sour.

Contributor: Rosa Matto