Microwave Ginger Plum Jam

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

This quick and easy jam makes only 2 1/2 cups. It makes a wonderful glaze for oven-roasted salmon. 3 cups of plums is about 10-12 plums. This recipe comes from the book Small Batch Preserving by Topp and Howard.

Top Review by stewcat

great taste- easy to make

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place plums and sugar in a deep 8-cup microwavable container.
  2. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. Microwave, uncovered on High for 7 minutes, stirring twice.
  4. Add ginger; microwave, uncovered on High for 15 to 18 minutes or until mixture will form a gel, stirring every 4 minutes.
  5. Ladle into sterilized jars and use the inversion method or water bath for 10 minutes.

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