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Recipe

Seared Ham Steaks With A Root Beer Glaze

  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings, depending on size of ham steaks

Ingredients

  • 24 ounces root beer, 2 (12-ounce) cans
  • 2 tablespoons pepper jelly
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons Emeril's Steak Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper sauce (recommended: Caribbean Pick-A-Pepper)
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • 1 teaspoon bitters (recommended: Angostura)
  • 2 large ham steaks, 1/2-inch thick
  • Sweet Potato Puree

Directions

  • Place all of the above ingredients in a 2-quart saucepan except the ham steaks, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and continue to cook until the root beer is reduced by 2/3 and takes on a syrupy consistency, about 20 minutes. Remove the glaze from the heat and strain into a clean, heatproof container.
  • Heat a large, 12-inch nonstick saute pan over medium heat until hot. Saute the ham steaks 1 at a time for 3 minutes on each side. To serve, place each ham steak on a large plate with the sweet potato puree on the side and drizzle everything with the root beer glaze.