Smoked Onion Jam

Finding Feasts | Smoked Onion Jam

Ingredients

1 kg of red onions – finely chopped

3 Tbs oil (the more neutral the better)

1 Tbs grated ginger

1/4 C fine white sugar

1/4 C red wine vinegar

splash of water or wine

1/4 tsp Wrights liquid smoke (hickory flavour)

sprinkle of dried chilli if you desire

Finding Feasts | Smoked Onion Jam

Method

Heat the oil in a large sauce pan, add the onions and cook on very low heat for approximately 20 minutes. The onions needs to caramelise. Remember to stir your onions every few minutes to ensure that they do not stick to the bottom of the pot. Your onions also need to be translucent.

Add ginger, sugar, vinegar, Wright’s liquid smoke, splash of wine/water and the chilli if you have decided to add it. Cook everything down on very low heat for another 15-20 minutes. Ensure you check and stir everything every 3-5 minutes.

Your mixture should be thick and most of the liquid should have evaporated by the end of the cooking process.

Finding Feasts | Smoked Onion Jam

Pop the smoked onion jam mixture into your sterilized jars and keep refrigerated for about 2-3 weeks.

Smoked Onion Jam
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A beautiful smoked onion jam that goes well with basically anything! Very easy to make and guaranteed to impress.
Ingredients
  • 1 kg red onions
  • 3 Tbs oil (the more neutral the better)
  • ¼ C fine white sugar
  • ¼ C red wine vinegar
  • splash of water or wine
  • ¼ tsp Wrights liquid smoke (hickory flavour)
Instructions
  1. Heat up oil in a large sauce pan, add onions and cook on very low heat for approximately 20 minutes. The onions needs to caramelize. Remember to stir your onions every few minutes to ensure that they do not stick to the bottom of the pot. Your onions also need to be translucent.
  2. Add sugar, vinegar, Wright's liquid smoke and a splash of wine or water. Cook down on very low heat for another 15-20 minutes. Your mixture should be thick and most of the liquid should have evaporated by the end of the cooking process.
  3. Pop the smoked onion jam mixture into your sterilized jars and keep refrigerated for about 2-3 weeks.
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