SWEET CHILLI JAM BY @SARAHJAMES456

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Makes 4 Jars

Sweet Chilli Jam

The Winning Recipe From Our Twitter Competition: #whatsyourjam

Ingredients Quantity
Red chilli peppers 150g
Red bell peppers 250g
Root ginger peeled and chopped 50g
Cider vinegar 500ml
WHITWORTHS JAM SUGAR WITH PECTIN 1kg
Lime juice 100ml
Salt 1 level teaspoon

PREPARATION METHOD

Slice chillies and peppers, remove seeds and fibrous tissue.

Place in a large preserving pan or large saucepan and add chillies, bell peppers and ginger.

Add cider vinegar and place on a medium heat.

Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes on low.

Whizz with a stick blender until you have a puree.

Add the jam sugar, lime juice and salt.

Keep on a low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved.

Boil rapidly of 3 to 4 minutes and remove from heat.

Allow to cool for 5 minutes and then pour into clean sterilised jars.

TOP TIPS

Wear gloves to cut and deseed the chillies – the oils released in the fibrous tissue can really burn.

you can see mnore of Sarah’s fantastic recipes in her blog; http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com/2015/08/sweet-chilli-jam/.

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