Glazed onion skewers




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These onion skewers make a novel addition to a barbeque.



For the glazed onion skewers

  • 4 large onions
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1½ teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • Cooking oil, for brushing


For the glazed onion skewers

  • Soak 4 bamboo or wood skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  • Peel the onions and cut them across wise into 1.5cm thick slices.
  • To make the glaze, whisk the tomato sauce, honey, mustard, vinegar and rosemary in a small bowl.
  • Carefully insert the skewers through 3 slices of onion per skewer.
  • Brush with a little oil then brush with the glaze.
  • Heat a pan or barbeque grill over a low heat. Cook the skewers, turning a few times and brushing with the glaze from time to time, for 15–20 minutes until golden and cooked through.