Cornbread French Toast with Peach-Mango Chutney

Published 06/13 2013 06:46AM

Updated 06/13 2013 09:49AM

Cornbread French Toast with Peach-Mango Chutney
Chef Brian M. Romano, CEC
Serves 2

1 Tablespoon  Butter
4   Corn Bread slices

Peach-Mango Chutney

1/4 cup             Butter
1            Peach, pitted and diced
1            Small mango, pitted and diced
1            Small clove of garlic, chopped
1            Green onion stalk
1/2             Jalapeo, deseeded and chopped
1 1/2 Tablespoons        Brown sugar
1 Tablespoon         Rum

1.    Melt butter in small saucepan. Add garlic, green onion, and jalapeno. Cook garlic until almost brown.
2.    Immediately add brown sugar, diced peach, and mango.  While stirring constantly, cook for about a minute. 
3.    Add rum. Stir well and then remove from heat.

French Toast Batter:

2            Eggs, beaten
1/3 cup            Whole milk
Pinch             Nutmeg
1 teaspoon        Ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon         Ground ginger
1 Tablespoon        Brown Sugar
1/2  teaspoon         Vanilla Extract

1.    Add all ingredients and mix until a smooth consistency.

Directions to Cook French Toast:

1.    Add butter to a non-stick pan over medium-high heat. 
2.    Dip each slice of cornbread into the batter to coat evenly. Lay bread into the pan and cook on each side until golden brown.
3.    Cut two pieces of the finished toast in half and place on a plate. Serve with the peach-mango chutney.

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