Glazed Ham with Pineapple-Raisin Sauce
Treat your family and guests with this glazed ham topped with the pineapple-raisin sauce. Serve with new potatoes and your favorite springtime salads.
1 (5-pound) cooked boneless ham
1 (6 ounce) can frozen pineapple-orange or pineapple juice concentrate
3 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter
1 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until internal temperature (measured with a meat thermometer) is 140°F (60°).
- In small saucepan, combine half of the juice concentrate, 3 tablespoons maple syrup, 3 tablespoons vinegar and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, simmer uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
- Baste ham with glaze the last 15 to 20 minutes of baking.
- Remove ham from oven, slice and serve with Pineapple-Raisin Sauce.
Makes 18 servings.
Pineapple-Raisin Sauce: In a medium saucepan, sauté onion in butter until tender. Add remaining juice concentrate, water, raisins, maple syrup and mustard. Stir together 1/4 cup vinegar and cornstarch; stir into raisin mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/18 of recipe):Calories 260 calories Protein 27 grams Fat 8 grams Sodium 1520 milligrams Cholesterol 70 milligrams Saturated Fat 2 grams Carbohydrates 19 grams Fiber 0 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.