Chilli Jam


This is good with so many things – lamb, beef or just a grilled cheese sandwich.

2kg roasted tomatoes
1 tbsp mustard seeds
150ml red wine vinegar
75g fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
7 cloves of garlic, peeled, finely chopped
5 red chillies, deseeded, chopped
140g caster sugar
4 tbsp fish sauce

Place the tomatoes in a large saucepan. In a separate pan, toast the mustard seeds until they pop. Remove from the heat and grind with a pestle and mortar. Add the seeds and all the other ingredients to the tomatoes and cook over a very low heat for 2-3 hours, stirring every now and then. Remove from the hob and allow to cool before spooning into jars and placing in the fridge. You will now have a rich jam – sweet and sour, hot and slightly salty all at the same time.


2 Responses to “Chilli Jam”

  1. Wow. That sounds really good. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. […] Original post by Robin Gosnall […]

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