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