Chili Fig Jam

This jam is truly sweet and spicy, but you can vary the chili according to your taste.
By Chitra Agrawal

Chili Fig Jam

I’ve eaten the jam quite a few ways, but my favorites are served with a baguette and a sharp cheese like cheddar, mixed in with plain yogurt and sliced almonds or in a sandwich with plain old peanut butter.

Chili Fig Jam
 
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This jam is truly sweet and spicy, but you can vary the chili according to your taste.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 24 dried figs
  • 4 red chilis
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup raw honey
  • 1½ cups water
Instructions
  1. Put the figs, chilis, lemon juice and honey in a pot. Fill the pot with water. You want to make sure the contents are covered with water.
  2. Bring the pot to a boil and then simmer until the figs are really soft, about 15-20 minutes.
  3. Cool the mixture and then blend it to the consistency you like using a hand blender or regular blender. You can store in the fridge for up to a week.
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