Louisiana Red Pepper Jelly2004-10-25
- Course: Appetizers
- 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. Add more flavor – 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.Serve with crackers or over cream cheese.
- 1 cup water
- 2 tsp red pepper sauce
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 3 cups sugar
- 1/2 bottle fruit pectin
- red food coloring optional
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.
Process in a hot water bath for 15 minutes.
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.