Sweet, tart, and spicy, hot pepper jelly is irresistible to those raised in the South. Ladled over cream cheese, this jelly adds a serious kick to a grilled cheese sandwich and makes a great glaze for chicken wings, pork loin or grilled quail.
The idea of a hot pepper jam didn’t even occur to me until my colleague channeled her inner-foodie and excitedly told me about ‘the best’ jam she’s ever eaten! She confessed she could smear it on just about everything. Well, maybe not everything.
Sweet, tart, and spicy, Habañero Pepper Jelly is nearly irresistible. The jelly adds a serious kick to a simple grilled cheese or spread it on a turkey sandwich. The recipe can easily be adapted to feature other varieties of peppers as well.
If you know and like pepper jellies, you will probably enjoy this Green Tomato and Chili Jelly. In spite of being hot, is has a very subtle, slightly refreshing taste and is perfect paired with delicately seasoned dishes.