Sunday, 11 January 2015

How to make Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

This is a great spreadable chilli condiment, it goes wonderfully well with cold meats and cheese.

It’s sweet and spicy but if you don’t like things quite so hot then don’t include the chilli seeds.

If you want to keep this for any length of time you must store it in proper sterilised jam jars.

Hot and Sweet Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam ~ Simple FoodFor this really quick and easy recipe

You will need

2 cloves – Garlic (chopped)
3 – Large Red Chillies (chopped)
1 – Medium Red Pepper (chopped)
300 Ml – Red Wine Vinegar
500 Gm – Jam Sugar

Put the chillies, pepper and garlic into a liquidiser and make a rough paste.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

Dissolve the sugar in the vinegar on a low heat, don’t stir it just check that it has dissolved with a spoon.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

Add the pepper and chilli mix and boil for 15 minutes.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

Allow to cool for a while.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

Then decant into whatever containers you decide to use now place it in the fridge to cool off.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

Once cold it is ready to serve with cold meat or cheese or both, in fact anything else you fancy.
You could even add it to sauces for a bit of extra spice.

Chilli Jam ~ Simple Food

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