Sweet and Spicy California Raisin Jam with Orange and Ginger
Recipe Type: Side
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Serves: 4
You're going to flip over this yummy treat. Make a batch today and you'll be all set for any guests that come your way.
  • 1 ¼ cups golden California Raisins
  • ¾ cup natural California Raisins
  • fine zest of 1 orange
  • 2 oranges, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  1. Place all ingredients except orange zest in a medium, heavy bottom pot. Over medium heat, bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally for 15-20 minutes, or until just beginning to get syrupy. Mixture will thicken as it cools, so don't cook too long.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in orange zest. Ladle into clean, dry jars. Cover and allow to cool completely before refrigerating.
  3. Will keep in refrigerator for 4-5 weeks. Can be kept up to 3 months in the freezer. Thaw before using.
Suggestions for use: ~ Warm ½ to 1 cup jam on stovetop or in microwave. Pour onto a pretty serving plate. Spread slightly with the back of a spoon. Place a log of goat cheese on top of the jam. Sprinkle liberally with chopped fresh cilantro and finely zested orange peel. Serve with crackers or crostini. ~ Drizzle warm jam on top of grilled poultry, pork or fish. ~ Combine 2 tablespoons Sweet & Spicy California Raisin Jam w/ Orange & Ginger with 8 ounces of softened butter in a food processor. Transfer to serving bowl for a delicious compound butter. Serve with warm rolls or bread. ~ Use as a sweet and spicy sandwich spread with sliced cheese and deli meats.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/sweet-spicy-california-raisin-jam-orange-ginger-recipe/