Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange Jam

Course: Main

Servings: 8 jars - medium sized

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

  • Rhubarb - 2 kilos (cut into 1cm lengths)
  • Granulated sugar - 2 kilos
  • Ground ginger - 2 level tsp
  • Crystallised stem ginger - 100 grams (cut into 1cm pieces)
  • Orange peel - half small (finely chopped)
  1. Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange JamCover rhubarb with sugar and stand overnight in a large bowl at room temperature.
  2. Tip into a large pan and bring slowly to the boil stirring occasionally. Boil for about 20 minutes until thick.
  3. Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange JamPrepare the orange if using and simmer in 5cm water for 15 minutes until soft.
  4. Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange JamPrepare your ginger...... Add orange and/or ginger for the last 10 minutes of cooking.
  5. Wash and sterilise about 8 jars in the oven at 100 degrees Celsius.
  6. Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange JamPot the jam and allow to cool before putting on lids.