Fancy making some tomato and chilli jam?
Today I am sharing this Tomato & Chilli Jam by Adam Woolven at Island Grill.
This barbeque season, put down the bottle of generic tomato ketchup and surprise your guests with something a little more original. Island Grill, the sustainable restaurant in Lancaster London, offers an unrivalled, eco-friendly menu. This summer, the kitchen team will be making all burgers from scratch in-house, so Head Chef Adam Woolven has started to prepare with his home-made chutneys and jams.
Adam Woolven, Head Chef at Island Grill, shares his recipe for a tangy Tomato and Chilli Jam.
How To Make Tomato & Chilli Jam:
- 1kg Very Ripe Plum Tomatoes
- 5 Red Chilli Peppers
- 8 Garlic Cloves
- Ginger (10cm piece)
- 60ml Fish Sauce
- 550g Demerara Sugar
- 200ml Red Wine Vinegar
- Pinch of Salt and Pepper
How To Make:
Step 1: Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add the plum tomatoes to the water and boil for 10-15 seconds. Following this, run the tomatoes under cold water, then peel and quarter them.
Step 2: Peel the ginger (easiest done with a spoon), then finely chop it, along with the garlic cloves and chilli.
Step 3: In a large pan, cook the tomatoes, garlic, ginger and chillies on a low heat until the mixture becomes of pulp-like consistency. Pour the fish sauce, red wine vinegar and Demerara sugar into the mix. Stir well. Season with a little salt and pepper.
Step 4: Don’t wait for the jam to cool – store the jam in a sterilized jar whilst still hot.
Step 5: Scoop a generous spoonful of jam onto your freshly barbecued burger – and enjoy!
Fancy making some tomato and chilli jam to serve up and impress your guests with at your bbq parties?
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Tomato & Chilli Jam recipe and photos c/o Adam Woolven at Island Grill.
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