Red Chilli Jam

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This is great with sliced meat, pies, cheese, in fact it’s great with most savoury stuff.

Red Chilli Jam

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  • Yield: many
  • Difficulty: easy


  • 8 red peppers roughly chopped
  • 5 red chillies, fresh or dry chopped
  • 2 inch root ginger, grated
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 750g caster sugar
  • 250ml red wine vinegar


  1. Put all of the ingredients into a liquidiser or food processor and process until very finely chopped. You may have to chop it in batches. PourĀ into a pan andĀ bring everything to the boil. Then turn the heat down to a simmer and cook for about 40-50 minutes stirring occasionally to make sure it doesn’t stick.

  2. Once the jam has become thick cool slightly and pour into sterilised jars, and leave to cool completely.

  3. Keeps for 3 months in a cool, dark cupboard, you should refrigerate once opened.

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