Ham Steak & Whiskey Sauce

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An Irish dish Gammon.A nice sweet and salty dish.Great for St. Patty's Day!Alternate cooking method: Fry ham in butter 3-4 minutes per side then remove ham add onions cooking till translucent, sprinkle with sugar and then with flour mix till blended in, add stock simmering for 5 minutes. Add whiskey season with salt, pepper and dried parsley. Top ham with sauce.

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  • add   1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • add   2 tablespoons whiskey
  • add   salt or pepper
  • add   2 tablespoons butter
  • add   1-1 3/4 cup water or stock
  • add   2 tablespoons flour
  • add   1 small onion
  • add   4 ham steaks


  1. Brush steaks with melted butter.
  2. Trim and cut into fat to prevent curling, and grill for 7-8 minutes each side.
  3. --To make sauce, gently fry onions in remainder of butter until cooked.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in flour gradually.
  5. Add water or stock.
  6. Return to heat.
  7. Add brown sugar and bring to the boil.
  8. Lower heat and simmer gently for about 3-5 minutes to cook flour.
  9. If sauce seems a little thick, add more water.
  10. Add whiskey and season to taste.
  11. Place ham steaks on a warmed serving platter and pour on sauce.