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Hawaiian Ham Medley

Tender ham sauted with bell peppers and onions in a rich pineapple sauce, then served over rice.

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Ingredients

  • * 2-1/2 cups cubed leftover cooked Cook′s ® Bone-in Ham (1/2-inch cubes)
  • * 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • * 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • * 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • * 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • * 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • * 1 can (14.5 ounces) Diced Tomatoes in Juice, undrained
  • * 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained, juice reserved
  • * 1 medium onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • * 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks (about 1 cup)

Preparation

  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook ham, bell peppers and onions in large non-stick skillet or wok over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  2. Add pineapple, tomatoes, sugar, garlic powder and black pepper; stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Mix cornstarch and reserved pineapple juice in small bowl until well blended. Gradually add to ham mixture, stirring until well blended. Increase heat to medium-high; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes, or until sauce is thickened, stirring constantly. Serve over the rice.

Notes

Great Substitute: If using unprepared Cook's® Bone-in Ham Steak, cook according to package directions before cutting into cubes.