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Speedy Ham Slice

 Speedy Ham Slice
"This recipe comes in handy when the kids stay with Grandma and only the two of us are home for dinner," says Heather Campbell of Lawrence, Kansas.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked ham slice, cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe baking dish, combine the orange juice, brown
  • sugar, orange peel and ginger. Add ham slice, turning to coat with
  • sauce. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 1 minute on each side. Microwave at
  • 50% power for 2 minutes, spooning sauce over ham once. Remove ham
  • and keep warm.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices.
  • Microwave, uncovered, at 50% power for 10 seconds; stir. Cook 20
  • seconds longer or until thickened. Serve over ham. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving with 2 teaspoons sauce equals 265 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 1,574 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.