Strawberry Jam


  • 500g strawberries
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cups sugar



  • Cut strawberries in half, removing leafy ends and place into a microwave safe bowl, covering with cling wrap. Pierce and cook on high for 4 mins. Mash strawberries into a pulp.
  • Add lemon juice, sugar and stir well.
  • Cook on high (uncovered) for 20 mins, stirring now and again. If the mixture looks like boiling over, reduce to a medium heat.
  • Let stand for 5 mins. Stir and pour into hot, sterilized jars. When cool, seal and label.

Recipe supplied courtesy of Queensland Strawberry Industry.

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