Fried strawberry jam: how to cook it correctly to make it bright and tasty

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Strawberry jam. Source: recipeland.com

Strawberry jam can be made with berries, as well as cooked in a saucepan and even in a frying pan. To prevent it from burning and to make it bright, cooks advise adding citric acid and butter.

Delicious and flavorful jam

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for delicious fried strawberry jam, which is cooked in a pan.

Jam recipe

Life hack: to prevent foam from forming constantly when making jam, add a few grams of butter to the pan after removing it for the first time; you won't taste it.

Butter for jam


  • 1 kg of washed berries
  • 200 g of sugar
  • 10 g of butter
  • 0.5 tsp. citric acid

Method of preparation:

1. Put the strawberries in a dry frying pan, stir and fry over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent them from burning.

Strawberries with sugar

2. Add 0.5 tsp of citric acid and 200 g of sugar to the jam, stir and wait until all the sugar has dissolved. Fry for another 10+ minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Pour the jam into jars and preserve.

Ready jam

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