Apricot Ham Steak Recipe
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Apricot Ham Steak Recipe

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Ham is a versatile main menu item that's a standby with all country cooks. One of the best and easiest ways to serve ham slices is topped off with a slightly sweet glaze, like this apricot version.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless fully cooked ham steaks (5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 378 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 1922mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 0g fiber), 26g protein .


  1. In a large skillet, saute ham in 1 tablespoon butter until lightly browned on each side and heated through.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the preserves, vinegar, ginger, salt and remaining butter. Cook over medium heat until heated through. Serve with ham. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Ham Steak in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p9

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Marie Mikula 217682
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2015

"I have several ham steak recipes, I made this one for dinner tonight and its by far the best. I'll definitely make it again"

tjhl48 20502
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2014

"I found this recipe disappointing based on the other reviews and how good it sounded. I used a good quality ham steak so that part was fine but the sauce was not flavorful. I would try it again but only if I used a high quality apricot preserve that had more apricot flavor that would hold up when heated. The sauce wasn't overpowering but only tasted sweet."

sdcowgirl 22934
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2014

"Loved it! Just the right amount of sweet with ham and not overpowering."

jane428 48725
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2012

"Easy quita and yummy!"

cbergan 22932
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2009

"I made this with pork loin, it was very good."

Aquarelle 77032
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2008

"Very good! I used a 1-pound ham steak, which I cut into serving-sized pieces before sautéeing it in the butter, and I added the apricot sauce to the skillet and let it cook gently for a couple of minutes, just to get a nice glaze on the ham. I'll make this again for sure."

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