Shallot-Cucumber Marmalade

This marmalade goes excellent with for instance fish cakes.
Also try it with lamb burgers.

Ingredients for the shallot-cucumber marmalade:
185 g shallots
25 g butter
500 g water
60 g white wine vinegar
100 g sugar
7 g salt
1 cucumber, halved lengthwise and seeded
Black Pepper

Preparing the shallot-cucumber marmalade:
Cut the shallots into small dice. In a medium saucepan bring shallots, butter, water, vinegar, sugar and salt to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer until ingredients have cooked down and liquid have evaporated. Line a cake rack or tray with greaseproof paper. Spread the mixture onto the paper and chill well in the fridge.

Put the mixture into a bowl. Cut the cucumber into small dice. Fold into the chilled shallot mixture. Season with black pepper.

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