Chilli Jam

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by melting pot

This one's for you if you like sweet chilli sauce, only it's ten times nicer. Very easy to make and it keeps for a while in the fridge too. Spices up stir-fries any day!

Top Review by zainab23

Beautiful chilli jam! The only diference I make is to fry the garlic and onion first then process it along with everything else before cooking it all together. I also use peanut oil instead of veg oil and I put abit of fish sauce or good quality soy sauce to liven up the flavour even more. This is one of the best asian stir-fry sauces, it is a favourite with everyone I have served it to. I stirfry vegetables (mushrooms, tofu, lettuce, celery, zucchini, snow peas etc) in peanut oil then I add this mix this sauce with abit of sweet soy sauce and mix it with the stirfried veg.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Process chillies, oil, capsicum, garlic and shallots until smooth.
  2. Heat wok on medium, and add chilli mixture. Stir occasionally for 15 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and tamarind and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Use as a stir-fry sauce or grilling marinade.

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