Bacon Jam

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recipe by Lena Geller www.lenaslunchbox.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    10
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    326
based on 1 ratings

This sweet 'n' salty bacon jam is perfect for spreading onto a freshly baked savory scone.

recipe updated Mar 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Bacon icon
    Bacon
    16¼
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    about ¼ cup (41g)
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    3 tbsp (36g)
  • Bourbon icon
    Bourbon
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    1.5 cups (360ml)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    1 tbsp (about 14g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Stick blender
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Dutch oven
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup
  • kCook icon Jar
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup

Step preview

  1. Add bacon to a clean Dutch oven
  2. Cook until crispy - medium heat
  3. Add onion, smoked paprika and salt & pepper to a clean small bowl
  4. Transfer onion mixture to mixture
  5. Cook while stirring occasionally - approx 5 min
  6. Add brown sugar to a clean small bowl
  7. Stir sugar mixture into mixture
  8. Add bourbon and chicken stock to a clean glass measuring cup
  9. Pour liquid into mixture slowly
  10. Simmer until thickened while stirring occasionally - approx 10 min
  11. Add bourbon and chicken stock to a clean glass measuring cup
  12. Transfer liquid to mixture
  13. Reduce until thickened while stirring occasionally - approx 10 min
  14. Blend with stick blender until smooth
  15. Cook until thick - approx 10 min, low heat
  16. Mix in butter to a clean jar
  17. Let cool mixture
  18. Transfer mixture to jar
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