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Southwestern Corn Relish

Yield: 4 x half-litre (pint) jars

Course Relish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield 4 x half-litre (pint) jars
Calories 21 kcal

Ingredients

Metric - US Customary

Instructions

  1. Zap the frozen corn niblets in the microwave with some water just until they are all thawed and no cold spots are left. About 5 to 6 minutes should do it. Drain well.
  2. Add to a large pot, along with all the other ingredients down to and including the chile flakes.
  3. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add liquid smoke to taste, if using.
  5. Pack hot into quarter-litre (1/2 US pint) jars or half-litre (US pint) jars.
  6. Leave 2 cm (1/2 inch) headspace.
  7. Debubble, adjust headspace.
  8. Wipe jar rims.
  9. Put lids on.
  10. Process in a water bath or steam canner.
  11. Process either size jar for 15 minutes; increase time as needed for your altitude.
  12. Best after at least a few weeks of jar time.