Hot & Spicy Red Pepper Relish Recipe

hot and spicy red pepper relish

You can adjust the hotness of this red pepper relish by varying the amount and type of chillies in the recipe.

Ingredients for Hot & Spicy Red Pepper Relish:

  • 5 or 6 red peppers (depending on size)
  • 3 red or green chillies
  • 12 oz (340 g) sugar
  • 6 fl. oz. (180 ml) red wine vinegar
  • ½ pint (280 ml) liquid pectin

Method for Hot & Spicy Red Pepper Relish:

  1. De-seed and finely chop the red peppers. De-seed and finely chop the chillies.
  2. Mix the sugar and vinegar together in a deep pan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Add the peppers and chillies and bring to the boil.  Reduce to a simmer and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. Stir in the pectin and pour into hot sterilised jars. Seal.
  5. Label once cool.

This red pepper relish recipe makes about 2 lb (900 g) of relish.

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6 comments on “Hot & Spicy Red Pepper Relish Recipe
  1. Dee says:

    Sounds delicious, but can you tell me how long it will keep

  2. Val says:

    About 12 months if kept in a cool, dark place.

  3. Dee says:

    Great. I will definately give it a try then. Thanks

  4. elaine says:

    please can you tell me what sugar you need
    thank you elaine

  5. Val says:

    Ordinary granulated white granulated sugar will be fine.

  6. elaine says:

    can you tell me should the relish set ??

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