Chili Zucchini Marmalade

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • Remove the orange zest with a vegetable peeler and slice fine, place into a heavy bottom stainless steel large pot.
  • Remove white pith from oranges and peel and pith from lemons. Place in cheese cloth along with ginger root.Tie cloth and place in the pot.
  • Over the pot slice the segments of the oranges and lemons dropping into the pot and discard the membrane and seeds. Squeezing as much juice into the pot.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the pot.Bring to a boil over medium high heat stirring to dissolve sugar. Rise heat to high and boil hard stirring often till the mixture reaches the jell stage. It took me 1 hour. Squeeze the spice bag in a strainer over the mixture to release all goodness into the marmalade. Discard the bag. Skim off foam.
  • Meanwhile have the water bath ready and prepare the jars and lids for canning.
  • Ladle the marmalade into the jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Remove air bubbles. wipe rims and place lids on. Place bands on to fingertip-tight.
  • Place in a boiling water bath and place lid on. Process for 10 minutes. Remove cover to pot and shut of flame. let sit for 5 minutes. Remove to a draft free spot.
  • Label and store. use within one year.