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Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Maple Bacon Jam

A perfect blend of sweet and savoury with a dash of Sparkling Wine from Jackson-Triggs is exactly what you need this summer!

June 5th, 2017

From Jackson-Triggs, by Chef Tim Mackiddie

Chef Tim Mackiddie has created a jam that's a perfect blend of sweet and savoury  and as perfect as it is, you can use it to ‘turn up’ the festivities and flavours of your summer nosh when entertaining. Chef Tim combines much-loved flavours in simple, but exciting recipes that will delight you and you guests!
Servings
6 Cups
Ingredients
  • 1lb sliced bacon, cut into 1 cm strips
  • 1lb fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¾ cup Jackson-Triggs sparkling wine
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp. powdered fruit pectin
  • 3 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp. four spice (optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium high heat. When hot, add in the diced bacon and cook until very crispy. Remove the bacon and allow to cool on paper towel.

  2. Strain off all fat that remains in the pan and pour into a medium pot.

  3. Heat a medium sauce pot over medium heat; add in the reserved bacon fat then the onions and garlic. Cook until just soft (roughly 3-5 minutes).

  4. Next add in the tomato, wine, vinegar, maple syrup and Worcestershire sauce.

  5. Bring to a simmer, then turn heat to low and simmer until the tomatoes just begin to break down (roughly 10-15 minutes).

  6. Stir through the fruit pectin, smoked paprika and crisped bacon.

  7. Turn the heat to high and bring to a boil while continuing to stir. Allow to boil for 1-2 minutes

  8. To finish, season with salt, pepper and four spice (if using).

Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Maple Bacon Jam
Jackson- Triggs

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