Speedy Ham Slice

This recipe comes in handy when only the two of you are home for dinner.


2 servings


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


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.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 7 minutes
Marinate Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (with 2 teaspoons sauce): 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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