This easy refrigerator jam is perfect as a challah spread or a cheeseboard accompaniment. The jam is delicious spread onto chicken or in a roast marinade. Any variety of fresh figs will work here! For a smoother jam, use a potato masher to press down on the fruit as it simmers.
Yield ~ 1 pint
Dice the figs. Add figs, honey, and juice to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir and cook five minutes, reduce heat to a simmer. Allow to cook for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Let jam cool slightly before transferring to mason jars. Store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
According to the OU, fresh figs can be inspected for insects in the following manner. Wash the figs and examine the exterior surface. Then, slice into quarters. Examine the inside of the fig for webbing or obvious signs of insect damage.
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