Ham Steaks with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Ham Steaks with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Serves 6

The classic combination of pork and pineapple takes a Latin twist with these ham steaks seared on a cast iron griddle and garnished with fresh pineapple salsa. Serve with a side of rice and beans. Look for packaged ham steaks in the meat department or ask for them at the deli counter. Pork chops also pair well with this salsa.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 cups finely chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 green onions, both white and green parts, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 lime, Juice of
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Vegetable oil
  • 6 (3-ounce) ham steaks
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Method: 

Put pineapple, cilantro, olive oil, green onions, jalapeños, lime juice, and salt and pepper into a medium bowl and toss to make a salsa. Set aside.

Rub a cast iron griddle with vegetable oil and preheat over medium heat. When griddle is hot, add ham steaks and cook for about 2 minutes per side, or until warmed through and lightly browned on both sides. Transfer to plates and top with pineapple salsa.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:160 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 40mg cholesterol, 1130mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 17g protein
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