Last Updated on November 17, 2014 by Ed Joven
How to cook Jackfruit Preserve
Jackfruit Preserve Recipe is an excellent condiment used as spread or filling in plain crackers and breads as well. It is also perfect for toppings in kakanin or rice cakes and in Halo-Halo – an all-time favorite beverage by Filipinos.
Jackfruits grow abundantly here in the Philippines and as a result this recipe is made to preserve the ripe jackfruits to consume it for a longer time. So the next time if you can’t finish eating your ripe jackfruits, you may try this Jackfruit Preserve Recipe – not only that it taste so delicious, but it is very nutritious as well; it is rich in vitamins, iron, potassium and have lots of dietary fibers.
Jackfruit Preserve Ingredients:
- 3 cups ripe Langka (Jackfruit) , sliced into thin strips.
- 2 cups Water
- 1 1/2 cups White sugar
- 1 tablespoon Calamansi/Lemon Juice
- Pinch of salt
Jackfruit Preserve Cooking Instructions:
- Wash Langka/Jackfruit flesh then slice into thin strips.
- In a small casserole, pour water then bring to a boil until water evaporates in half.
- Add-in sugar, stir well then bring the heat to low.
- Simmer while stirring to prevent from burning the Langka/Jackfruit.
- When it starts to thicken and becomes syrupy, add the calamansi or lemon juice and the salt.
- Continue stirring until it thickens then turn the fire off.
- Let it cool before using then transfer to a clean jar.
Turn plain crackers into something sweet and delicious light snack with Jackfruit Preserve Recipe.