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Sweet & Spicy Raisin Chow Chow

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Add incredible flavor to your favorite hot dog or burger with this sweet and spicy topping with raisins.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
30 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
4 hrs
Recipe Servings
3 cups


3 cups chopped fresh cabbage

3/4 cup chopped onion

3/4 cup chopped green tomatoes

1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1 tablespoon salt

3/4 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins

1/2 cup white vinegar

1/4 cup water

3/4 teaspoon mustard seed

1/4 teaspoon celery seeds

1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper (optional)

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional)


Chop vegetables into 1/4” dice size pieces.

Soak raisins in 1/4 cup of water for 10 minutes

After soaking, chop Sun-Maid raisins into ¼” dice size pieces

Stir together cabbage, onion, green tomatoes, green and red bell peppers, Sun-Maid raisins, and salt

Cover and chill 2 to 8 hours.

Transfer mixture to large stockpot.

Stir in vinegar, water, mustard seeds, celery seeds, turmeric and if desired, and (optional) dried crushed red peppers

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat

Reduce heat to medium and simmer 3 minutes

Stir in jalapeño pepper if desired

Cover and chill 1 to 8 hours before serving


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