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How to Make Chia Seed Jam

Chia Seed Jam

An easy and quick recipe for Chia Seed Jam
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: British
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword: chia jam, chia seed jam, fruit recipes
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Freya


  • Saucepan
  • Kilner Jar
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 2 cups Berries Fresh Fruit, chopped, peeled and stoned if necessary, see notes above
  • 2 tablespoon Chia Seeds (note, for larger quantities, it's 1tbsp seeds, per 1 cup RAW fruit)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice optional but adds a lovely tang
  • 1 tablespoon (upto) of sweetener of your choice optional and to taste


  • In a saucepan, add your fruit and simmer for between 5-10 minutes, or until the fruit starts to collapse and break down
  • Break down any large lumps with the back of a wooden spoon. Leave as chunky though as you like
  • Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice
  • Let cool a little and then taste for sweetener. Add if needed
  • Stir in the Chia Seeds
  • Leave to cool for about 5 mins, then pour into prepared jar. Leave to cool completely before refrigerating.
  • Will last for about a week in the fridge
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Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 2mg