Recipe: Apricot-glazed ham steaks


Beverly Rice's ham recipe is a welcome change from the chicken and fish recipes we frequently receive. Rice, who lives in Dalton, says, "I came up with the recipe in desperation one day -- looked through the pantry and fridge, and voila!" A glaze of apricot spread and orange juice and a topping of fresh orange slices give the meat a lot of flavor without overwhelming it. While last week we had to work to whittle the recipe down to meet the five-ingredient limit, Rice is happy with just four. 
-- Jeanne Besser 

Hands on time:   Total time: 30 minutes  Serves: 3

    3 ( 1/4-pound) ham steaks or 1 ( 3/4-pound) ham steak cut into thirds 
    1/4 cup apricot spreadable fruit 
    1/4 cup orange juice 
    1 orange, peeled and sliced 

In a lightly oiled large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, add ham when skillet is hot. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned. Add apricot spread and orange juice to skillet, stirring until spread melts. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes, turning ham frequently, until coated with glaze. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with orange slices.

Per serving: 233 calories (percent of calories from fat, 19), 27 grams protein, 2 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 5 grams fat (2 grams saturated), 51 milligrams cholesterol, 1,451 milligrams sodium.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Food & Dining

4 delicious (and healthy!) dishes you can enjoy dining out in Dayton
4 delicious (and healthy!) dishes you can enjoy dining out in Dayton

Health experts tell you that a healthy meal means that over half of your plate should be filled with vegetables. Sounds great right? But how many of us actually follow that rule when we go out to eat? Treating yourself to a meal outside of the home doesn’t mean that your health has to go out the window. Corner Kitchen gives you the option...
5 reasons you should go to District Day 2017
5 reasons you should go to District Day 2017

The Oregon District is throwing a big party this Saturday, and you’ve got to be there. Fifth Street is known for its great nightlife, but it’s more than just a destination for drinks. The Oregon District is full of great shopping, incredible restaurants, and is a go-to spot for movie goers, coffee drinkers, music lovers, and everything...
The blobs in your tea? They’re supposed to be there
The blobs in your tea? They’re supposed to be there

The Starbucks on Waverly Place in Greenwich Village was all but empty at 8:30 on a recent Wednesday night, but across the street at Boba Guys, a bubble milk tea shop, the line was long. So was the wait: A wave of first-timers had just arrived at the front counter, uncertain of the drill and even more about the boba tea drinks, which are relatively...
Swap the hot grill for a cool drink and low oven
Swap the hot grill for a cool drink and low oven

Why is it that whenever I decide to grill outdoors in New York, it turns out to be the hottest day of the century? This has occurred several times this season. Most recently, I had intended to light the coals and cook up a pile of ribs. But then I caved. Did I really want to stand over a hot fire in the scorching midday sun? It was easy to opt for...
A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon
A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon

This skillet dinner is the kind of recipe everyone should have tucked in their back pocket. It is simple cooking at its best - a one-pan meal that is nearly effortless to prepare, made with everyday ingredients that come together quickly. You can summon the energy to make it even when you come home feeling too tired to cook. The payoff in flavor, beauty...
More Stories