Strawberry Jalapeno Jam

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Strawberry jalapeno jam takes the classic sweet topping and gives it a twist with a big kick of heat from jalapenos. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and heat.

This delicious jam is so sweet and packs a big kick of heat, making it a sweet and savory – and versatile – dish. It’s as at home on breakfast biscuits as it is on pork chops or chicken.

Strawberry Jalapeno Jam

I love combining sweet flavors with a punch of heat. The combination just works so perfectly. The best thing about this recipe, is that I can put it on anything from breakfast food to dinner dishes and everything in between.

Ingredients

You’ll only need a handful of ingredients to make this simple recipe.

  • strawberries
  • jalapeños
  • fruit pectin
  • apple cider vinegar 
  • sugar
Overhead shot of jam ingredients in individual bowls

Instructions

In just a few simple steps, you’ll have the most unique, delicious strawberry jam you’ve ever tasted.

Step 1: Place diced strawberries, diced jalapeños, and pectin in a large pot. 

Overhead shot of diced jalapenos and strawberries with sugar in pot

Step 2: Smashed ingredients together until the strawberries break down and the pectin is dissolved.

Jam ingredients mixed together in pot

Step 3: Stir in apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar being poured into pot with strawberry jalapeno jam ingredients

Step 4: Over medium heat, bring mixture to a boil.

Spatula stirring jam ingredients in pot

Step 5: When mixture has reached a steady boil, stir in sugar, one cup at a time.  Boil contents for 1 minute.

Sugar being poured into strawberry jam in pot

Step 6: Remove from heat and pour jam into pint-size jars.  To avoid a mess, you may want to use a funnel. 

Step 7: Allow jam to cool completely before placing the lids on.

Equipment

it only takes a few simple pieces of kitchen equipment to make this jam.

  • Measuring cups
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Pot
  • Spoon or spatula

Substitutions

Frozen Strawberries: If you don’t have fresh strawberries, you can use frozen ones.

White Vinegar: If you don’t have apple cider vinegar, you can use white vinegar. It will change the flavor a touch, but it’s still delicious.

Options

Looking for ways to change up this strawberry jalapeno jam? Here are some suggestions.

Other Berries: You can use your favorite berries in this recipe.

Sugar Free: Use a sugar substitute that measures the same as sugar to make a sugar free version.

Tips:

  • The more seeds you leave in the jalapenos, the hotter the jam will be. Use this to adjust your desired heat level.
  • Dice the jalapenos and strawberries into uniform pieces for proper cooking.
  • Using a funnel will help reduce the amount of mess you might make transferring the jam to the jars.

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FAQ

What can I serve with strawberry jalapeno jam?

You can serve it on almost anything. It’s delicious on biscuits with breakfast. It’s also delicious on chicken, beef, or pork.

How long will this jam last?

It will last for up to 6 months.

Do you have to can this jam?

There’s no need to can any jam if you won’t be storing it outside of the refrigerator.

Strawberry Jalapeno Jam

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Yield: 7 cups

Strawberry Jalapeño Jam

Strawberry Jalapeño Jam

This strawberry jalapeno jam is the perfect combination of sweet and heat. It's great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or on snacks.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups diced strawberries
  • 1 cup diced jalapeños (the more seeds you use, the spicier your jam will be)
  • 1.75 oz box fruit pectin
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups sugar

Instructions

  1. Place diced strawberries, diced jalapeños, and pectin in a large pot.  Smashed it together until the strawberries break down and the pectin is dissolved.
  2. Stir in apple cider vinegar.
  3. Over medium heat, bring mixture to a boil.
  4. When mixture has reached a steady boil, stir in sugar, one cup at a time.  Boil contents for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat and pour jam into pint-size jars.  To avoid a mess, you may want to use a funnel. 
  6. Allow jam to cool completely before placing the lids on.

Nutrition Information

Yield

112

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 32Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 0gSugar 8gProtein 0g

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