Pineapple Jam

Makes 2 cups.       Prep Time: 10 mins.       Cook: 25 mins.

 Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 5 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 1 /2 pineapple, peeled and pureed
  • 1 /2 pineapple, peeled and diced
  • 5 long Thai chillies, finely sliced
  • 100ml of kecap manis
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 40ml white wine vinegar
  • 3tbsp lime juice
  • 1tbsp fish sauce
  • 5cm piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 stem of lemongrass

Method

  1. To make the pineapple jam, place a medium-sized saucepan on the stove over a medium heat. Add the oil to the pot and sauté off the onion, garlic, chilli and ginger until the onion is translucent.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and gently simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the mixture has reached a jam-like consistency.
  3. Add the diced pineapple and cook for another 5 mins, while stirring the jam with the white end of the lemongrass stem.

Tip: Pairs perfectly with meats such as salmon and pork.

© Australian Pineapples
Recipes created for Australian Pineapples by Ben Milbourne