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Spicy Papaya Jam

This spicy jam is perfect for Summer. Papayas are high in natural pectin, and therefore need no additives. Watch us prepare this recipe on KHON's Living808!

Yield: 
32 ounces

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:21pm

Ingredients: 
  • 2 pounds papayas, peeled, cored, and pureed
  • 1 pound pineapple, pureed
  • 1 ½ cups raw cane sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 5 hot peppers, finely minced (jalapeno, serrano, Hawaiian chili)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Instructions: 
  1. Combine pureed papaya, pineapple, sugar, cinnamon, lime, and hot pepper in saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over med-high heat, stirring often.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, still stirring, until puree thickens and holds its shape on a spoon.
  4. Add cayenne pepper and mix well. Taste, and add more if needed to reach desired level of spice.
  5. Let cool and store in mason jar for up to 1 week. Serve on savory biscuits or avocado toast, enjoy!