SWEET CHILLI JAM BY @SARAHJAMES456

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Makes 4 Jars

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Ingredients
Red chilli peppers150g
Red bell peppers250g
Root ginger peeled and chopped50g
Cider vinegar500ml
WHITWORTHS JAM SUGAR WITH PECTIN1kg
Lime juice100ml
Salt1 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/.