Instant Pot Fig Jam

Homemade jams always have an edge over packaged ones. With a few fresh figs and your Instant Pot or any other Pressure Cooker, you’ll be able to obtain this delicious and naturally sweet jam to be served for breakfast but also together with cheese for a gourmet appetizer.

You can use the same Pressure Cooker Fig Jam Recipe for all varieties of figs (green, purple, red …). Delicious on toast, with cheese and foie gras.

Pro tip: Choose only completely ripe figs since they are better for this recipe (and also cheaper!).

Instant Pot Fig Jam
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cornstarch, fig, Fig Jam
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 lb fresh and ripe figs
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
Instructions
  • Wash and chop your figs .
  • Place figs, lemon juice and honey into your Instant Pot and stir.
  • Cook at high pressure for 3 minutes.
  • Quickly release the steam, open the lid and with a hand mixer. mix the figs until the texture is smooth.
  • Add chia seeds and mix well. The jam will thicken once cold

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18 thoughts on “Instant Pot Fig Jam

    1. You can freeze jam in zip lock freezer bags, after pressing out any extra air before sealing the bag. It can be kept in the freezer up to a year.

        1. Plastic containers are not suggested for the preservation of the jam. Make sure to use hot sterile jars after cooking. Because it helps to preserve the jam in a safe way.

    1. Canning is the absolute healthiest method of food preservation that keeps it free from harmful additives and preservatives.

  1. I made this jam and it’s great! But is it ok to put it straight into the jar? Do you have to prepare the jar in any special way?
    I have never made jam before

    1. Make sure to pop the jam into hot sterile jars after cooking. Because it helps to preserve the jam in a safe way.

    1. Did you get a response on this? I would also love to use this quicker method of canning as I’ve done many fig preserves the old way. Assuming these would need 5-10 min bath to seal but not sure ‍♀️

  2. Hi. I’m so intrigued by this recipe! I am new to the Instant Pot, but I thought you couldn’t cook anything without at least 1\2 to a full cup of water. You didn’t get a burn notice with just the lemon juice?

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