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Rum Raisin Sauce

 Rum Raisin Sauce
Here’s a tart fruity rum raisin sauce from Elizabeth Halls in Courtenay, British Columbia that can make an ordinary ham steak or slice something to celebrate!
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 5 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract, optional
  • 1 boneless fully cooked ham steak (1 pound)

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the raisins, 4 tablespoons water, orange
  • juice and pineapple. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and
  • remaining water until smooth; gradually stir into raisin mixture.
  • Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the
  • heat; stir in extract if desired.
  • Cut the ham steak into four pieces. In a large skillet coated with
  • cooking spray, cook ham over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each
  • side or until browned. Serve with raisin sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3 ounces cooked ham with 1/4 cup raisin sauce equals 237 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1,451 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.