Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

I bought some very nice, very expensive, chilli jam, and decided there had to be a cheaper way!! great on cold meat, steaks, with cheese, on crackers, unlimited potential!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in a heavy bottomed pan, (e. g. cast iron) fry onion in butter on low for about 15 mins, stirring frequently.
  2. Don’t let them brown.
  3. Add chilli and garlic and continue cooking for another 15mins.
  4. Add sugar, stir for about 15 mins, allowing the mixture to brown slightly.
  5. Turn off heat, but keep stirring so it doesn’t burn.
  6. Keep in fridge.
  7. Havent worked out the storage time yet; didn’t last long enough.
Most Helpful

This is a very tasty jam I can see lots of uses for. I used 2 chipoltes peppers in adobo instead of the chiles. Thank you for sharing your recipe!

Susie D April 18, 2006