Ham with Pineapple Salsa
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
- 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
- 2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 bone-in fully cooked ham steak (1-1/2 pounds)
- Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients.
- Place ham steak on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil 3 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 140°. Cut ham into serving-size pieces. Serve with pineapple salsa.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 228 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 1366mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.
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Nov 19, 2015
Loved this salsa!! Used it as an appetizer with tortilla chips instead of with the ham. Delish!
Oct 3, 2015
While this was a nice accompaniment to a ham steak, the cilantro seemed to overwhelm the dish. I love cilantro, but I would cut it back and maybe add a little more jalapeno for more heat.
Jul 19, 2015
Excellent accompaniment. The only changes I made were to use frozen pineapple chunks and jalapenos from a jar because they were what I had on hand. Actually I think the frozen pineapple would create a fresher taste and less sweet than canned. The result was awesome and I will definitely use it again. We have ham steaks on a regular basis and I am always looking for sauce recipes for it.
Aug 2, 2013
This is just the right amount of "kick" that ham steaks need, with the great taste of fruit. Only had tidbits, but it was wonderful! Thank you