Chia apricot jam

Hi foodie friend! Few fruits taste like summer as much as apricots. Today I'm teaching you how to make a chia seed apricot jam that will never make you want to buy jam at the supermarket again.

In addition to that, I will also let you in on another secret: this kind of jam can be made with any kind of fruit. I for example also make chia seed strawberry jam I recommend you try.

raw apricots for apricot jam

The ingredients you will need for your apricot jam

This recipe can also be made with only 2 ingredients, namely:

  • Apricots
  • Chia seeds

The ingredients in the recipe further down include sugar, but it is optional and even if removed you will get a great result!

Chia seeds, what are they and why eat them?

As you may have guessed, this apricot jam made of Chia seeds thickens precisely because of chia seeds. These are rich in minerals, Omega3 and Vitamin C. They are therefore classified as a true Superfood.

When chia seeds come into contact with a liquid substance they swell, forming almost a viscid, dense hood on their outside. This is why they are used for making puddings or indeed jams!

Here are the steps you will need to perform for apricot jam

The steps you will need to perform are few and simple. It is also a recipe that is forgiving of "mistakes" and has a lot of leeway.

Remove the stone from the apricots. Coarsely chop them and cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes or until soft and fluffy.

Mash them with a potato masher or with a fork

With the heat off, add si chia seeds and mix well with the apricots. Let stand for at least 1 hour or until cool.

Put your jam in a glass jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

Chia apricot jam

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: vegan
Diet: Low Calories, Vegan
Keyword: chia, sweet, jam, sugar free
Servings: 2 cans
Author: LuvveLovesFood
Cost: low


  • 650 g 14.7 oz apricots without the kernel
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Chia seeds


  • Wash the apricots and remove the stone. Coarsely chop them.
  • Put the apricots in a pot with a trickle of water and bring to a boil.
  • When the apricots are soft, turn off the heat. Use an upright potato masher or fork to mash even the remaining intact apricot pieces.
  • Add the chia seeds and mix them into the apricots with a spoon.
  • Let the jam cool and the chia seeds swell for at least 2 hours.
  • Your jam is ready. Now you can put it in a jar and consume it within 3-4 days.

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