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Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce Recipe

Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce Recipe

A juicy ham slice is just as tasty as a whole ham, and it's easier and faster to prepare. Plus, topped with golden pineapple sauce, this dish is so elegant on the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fully cooked ham slice (about 1 inch thick and 2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Dash ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown ham in butter. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set juice aside. Place pineapple over ham; set aside.
  • 2. In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, ginger, orange juice, vinegar and reserved pineapple juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Pour over ham and pineapple. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until ham is heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 277 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 1,544 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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