Margarita Marmalade Recipe

It's a new twist on a classic favorite. Read on for our beloved Margarita Marmalade recipe!

Ingredients

  • 20 medium limes
  • 5 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 4 cups water

Directions

  1. Cut off the tops and bottoms of the limes, and score the peel of each lengthwise into quarters.
  2. Remove the peel.
  3. Place the pieces of peel into a medium sauce pan and fill with cold water until covered.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat and boil for 10 minutes.
  5. Drain and cover with cold water again, and return to a boil for another 10 minutes or until the peel is softened. Drain.
  6. Using a spoon, scrape the pith from the peel. Slice the peel into very thin strips.
  7. Using a knife, remove the membrane from the lime segments.
  8. Place the fruit in a sauce pan. Add the cooked peel and water to the fruit, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  9. Reduce the heat and boil gently for about 30 minutes or until the fruit and peel are very soft.
  10. Prepare your canning supplies. Bring the temperature of the glass jars up by processing them in hot water for several minutes, and heat a few cups of water in a small saucepan for the lids.
  11. Add the sugar to the lime mixture gradually, maintaining the boil. Stir in the salt and tequila.
  12. Then boil hard, stirring constantly, until the mixture reaches the gel stage, about 25 minutes longer.
  13. When you reach the gel stage, skim off any foam and ladle the hot marmalade into the hot jars, leaving 1/4″ headspace.
  14. Place the lids and bands on top, screwing on the bands just until fingertip-tight. Place the full jars back into the boiling water and process 10 minutes.
  15. Remove from the water and place the jars on a towel.
  16. Let the jars cool. The seals should suck down (you’ll hear a popping noise as they do).
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 jar
Servings Per Recipe 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 965

% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
  Saturated Fat 0g
19%
Sodium 465mg
83%
Total Carbohydrate 248g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 222g
8%
Protein 4g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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