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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Orange County Ham

Ingredients

2 Tbl Unsalted Butter

1 1/2 lbs Country Ham, sliced 1/8-1/4” thick

1/4 cup Orange Juice, freshly squeezed

2 Tbl Orange Marmalade

1/4 cup Pure Maple Syrup

1 1/2 tsp Black Pepper, freshly ground

Instructions

Place a large heavy duty skillet over medium-high heat. Melt half of the butter and just as it begins to brown, place the ham slices in the skillet. Brown each side and place ham on a baking sheet. Repeat this process to brown the remaining ham.

Lower the heat and place the orange juice, marmalade and maple syrup in the ham skillet. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often to prevent burning. Add the ham back into the skillet along with the black pepper. Use a pair of tongs to move the ham and coat each slice with the glaze. When the ham is coated and hot, remove from the heat and serve immediately.

Yield:  6-8 servings

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