Rum Raisin Sauce Recipe
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Rum Raisin Sauce Recipe

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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!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

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)

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Originally published as Raisin Sauce for Ham in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p41

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.

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Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

"This was OK but not great. I probably will not make again. The flavor combination did not go well with the ham."

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