Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce Recipe


1 (2 pound) fully cooked ham steak (about 1 inch thick)
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 (8 ounce) can unsweetened sliced pineapple
1/3 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon cider or white wine vinegar
dash ground ginger


In a skillet, brown ham in butter. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set juice aside. Place pineapple over ham; set aside. In a saucepan, combine orange juice, brown sugar, cornstarch, vinegar, ginger and reserved pineapple juice; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over ham and pineapple. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until ham is heated through.