Thursday, May 21, 2009

Baked Ham Slice

If you want a quick and easy ham dinner without buying an entire ham, consider this recipe for baking thick ham slices.
Baked Ham Slice
1 smoked ham slice, approximately 1/2 inch thick
Whole cloves, about 30
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons fine, dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 orange
Maraschino cherries, about 12
3/4 cup orange juice
Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees. Place ham slice in a shallow baking dish. Insert cloves into ham slice about 1 inch apart. Combine brown sugar, bread crumbs, orange peel and dry mustard. Sprinkle over ham slice. Rinse and cut the orange into 1/4 inch slices. Arrange slices on ham. Slice cherries and place on top of ham. Pour orange juice over ham. Bake at 300 degrees for about 20 minutes. Be sure to remove the cloves before serving.

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