Chilli & Red Pepper Jam


Preparation info

  • Makes about

    5 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Limoncello and Linen Water

Limoncello and Linen Water

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2012

  • About

This is sweet and hot, a beautiful thing to whip out and serve next to almost anything. Its strength will depend on the type of chillies you use. Choose ones that are soft, a beautiful red and not drying out. I like to use jars of varying sizes. Be sure to label them so you remember what’s inside.


  • 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) bright red peppers (capsicums)


Remove the stems and seeds from the peppers. Roughly cut up the flesh directly into a large heavy-based pot. Wearing gloves, remove the tops from the chillies, then slice them lengthways and scrape out the seeds. You will need about 150 g (