How Many Syns In Mango Chutney? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
26 June, 2022

Is Mango Chutney High In Syns? - Our Syn Guide!

Mango chutney makes a great side to your curry and is essential for giving a spicy-sweet twist to dishes, but since this chutney is not syn free on slimming world, you will need to make sure you are tracking the syns accordingly.

Mango chutney on average has 2.5 syns a tablespoon, making it low syns, but this chutney can be easy to overeat so we suggest having it in moderation and measuring out your portion.

Is Mango Chutney High In Syns?

We've discussed in further detail how much mango chutney you can have on slimming world, syn values, low syn chutney alternatives and how to make your own SW friendly mango chutney at home.

How Much Mango Chutney Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 2.5 syns a tablespoon, you could have up to 6 tablespoons of mango chutney before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance. This makes mango chutney pretty syn friendly, but can add a lot of extra syns to your food if you are not careful and measure out the amount you use.

Mango chutney is also very high in sugar, having 9g of sugar for just a tablespoon, so we would recommend having the chutney in moderation.

Syn Values Of Mango Chutney

Mango chutney has similar syn values no matter the type you choose, so to help you stay on track, we've listed all of their syn values down below.

  • Sharwood's Mango Chutney 530g - 2.5 syns.
  • Geeta's Premium Mango Chutney Medium 320g - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco Mango Chutney 230g - 6 syns for 50g.
  • Aldi Inspired Chutney Mango Chutney 370g - 2 syns a serving.
  • Aldi Bilash Mango Chutney 370g - 2.5 syns.
  • Asda Mango Chutney 240g - 2 syns.
  • Patak's Mango Chutney 210g - 3 syns for 25g.
  • Lidl Taste Of India Mango Chutney 370g - 2 syns.
  • Morrisons Mango Chutney 340g - 2 syns.
  • Co-op Indian Inspired Mango Chutney 230g - 2 syns.
  • Shaws Chunky Mango Chutney 300g - 2 syns for 25g.
  • Sainsbury's Mango Chutney 340g - 2 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Fruity Mango Chutney 315g - 2 syns.
  • Tesco Finest Mango & Apricot Chutney 220g - 2 syns.
  • Asda Extra Special Mango, British Bramley Apple & Ginger Chutney 290g - 4 syns a serving.

Low Syn Alternatives To Mango Chutney

If you find mango chutney to be too high in syns, we've got some low syn alternatives to this chutney to check out below.

Low Syn Alternatives To Mango Chutney
  • Tesco Finest British Red Onion Chutney 230g - 2 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Caramelised Red Onion Sweet Chutney 310g - 2 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Caramelised Onion Chutney 307g - 2 syns.
  • Tesco Tomato Chutney 300g - 1 syn.
  • Asda Extra Special Caramelised Onion Chutney 320g - 5.5 syns.
  • M&S Caramelised Red Onion Chutney 330g - 3 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Spiced Apple & Pear Chutney 300g - 2 syns.
  • Branston Mediterranean Tomato Chutney 290g - 4 syns.
  • Branston Caramelised Onion Chutney 290g - 4.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Sweet Mango Chutney 240g - 2 syns.
  • Shaws Caramelised Red Onion Chutney 310g - 4 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Tomato & Habanero Chilli Chutney 310g - 2 syns.

Our Slimming World Mango Chutney Recipe

If you want to save syns and sugar, you can always try making your mango chutney at home, we've listed the recipe details down below.


  • Six mangoes with flesh scooped out.
  • Pinch of turmeric and chilli powder.
  • 300g of caster sugar.
  • Two crushed garlic cloves.
  • 5cm piece of ginger.
  • Cooking apple diced.
  • Mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • 500ml of white wine vinegar.
  • One chilli diced.


  1. Begin by preparing your apple, ginger, garlic and mango.
  2. Fry off the seeds and spices in a pan, add the ginger and garlic then pour in the vinegar.
  3. Simmer for an hour on a low heat so the mangos and apple can soften then ladle into clean sterile jars.

Last Words

Overall, mango chutney is syn friendly, having just 2.5 syns a tablespoon, we would recommend measuring out your portion in order to stay on track with your syns and consuming the chutney in moderation due to the high sugar content.

Our Slimming World Mango Chutney Recipe

Alternatively, you can switch to a low sugar mango chutney or try out our SW recipe above which only has 1.5 syns a tablespoon.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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