Louisiana Red Pepper Jelly

  • Yield : 4 - 5oz jelly glasses
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 16m
  • Ready In : 46m
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A very popular and easy to make treat for all your parties and family gatherings.


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp red pepper sauce
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 bottle fruit pectin
  • red food coloring
  • paraffin


Step 1

In a large saucepan mix water, pepper sauce, lemon juice and sugar. Bring to a boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Add fruit pectin and a small amount of fruit coloring, stirring well, until mixture comes to a full rolling boil. Boil hard for 1/2 minute. Remove from heat, skim. Pour into 4 hot sterilized 5-oz jelly glasses and cover with melted paraffin.

Step 2

For crawfish-shrimp jelly flavor add 1/8 teaspoon of Zatarain's Concentrated Shrimp & Crab Boil for every pint of your favorite pepper jelly recipe.

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