Brown Sugar Glaze Ham Steak Recipe is the perfect recipe the entire family will love and ask for on a regular basis. This easy recipe is made with ham steak, butter, Dijon mustard, brown sugar and paprika.
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How do I know your family will be asking for it over and over again? It’s because this is a recipe that has been in my family for over 40 years.
My mom did a two-week rotation of food. This recipe for a ham steak dinner was on the rotation. It was hands down my favorite meal.
The ham slice glaze is what makes this recipe a real winner. Brown sugar and mustard together are an amazing combination.
Everyone that is served this simple dish asks for a copy of the recipe because it is that good.
When people search for the best way to cook ham slices, if they just so happen to stumble across this recipe – it turns out to be a very good thing.
The reasons why this ham steak recipe gets so many good reviews is because not only is it delicious, but it’s really easy to make.
I get a lot of comments from men, just learning to cook that say that this ham steak dinner makes them look like they are kitchen rock stars!
My mom always made a ham slice dinner with a side of macaroni and cheese and applesauce. Doesn’t that make your mouth water?
This recipe is just one of ideas for cooking ham slices. I will be putting a few more ham recipes on my blog in the future.
Brown Sugar Glaze for Ham Steak:
The ham steak sauce is made of brown sugar, water, butter, Dijon mustard, and paprika. You might want to make extra if you serve the ham steak with mashed potatoes. You can drizzle the glaze over the side dish. Yum!
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What is Ham Steak?
You can find ham steaks in the refrigerated section of the grocery store in the meat department. They come already sliced and wrapped.
Costco has a package of three ham steaks together for one low price.
Ham steaks are cut from the center of cured ham. They range in thickness from 3/4″ to 1″.
How long do Ham Steaks last once they are cooked?
Ham steaks will last 3-5 days in the refrigerator. I doubt that you’ll have any leftovers though!
Here’s the Brown Sugar Ham Steak Recipe:
Ingredients for the Brown Sugar Glazed Ham Steak Recipe:
1 pound ham slice
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon paprika
How to cook ham steak?
1) Melt butter in the skillet and add ham. Cook until brown on both sides. (Approximately 3-4 minutes on each side.)
2) Remove ham steak from the skillet and keep warm.
3) Add the remaining ingredients to the pan (water, Dijon mustard, brown sugar and paprika.) Cook until sugar is dissolved, approximately 5 minutes.
4) Place ham steak back in the skillet and cook another 5 minutes with the caramelized glaze.
5) Serve hot and expect raving reviews!
Here’s How to Make Ham Steak Recipe:
Old-Fashioned Skillet Country Ham Steak Recipe
This Skillet Brown Sugar Glaze Ham Steak recipe is perfect for making everyone happy at your dinner table. It's easy to make and tastes amazing.
- 1 pound ham slice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Melt butter in the large skillet and add ham. Cook until brown on both sides. (Approximately 3-4 minutes on each side.)
- Remove ham steak from the skillet and keep warm.
- Add the remaining ingredients to the pan (water, Dijon mustard, brown sugar and paprika.) Cook until sugar is dissolved, approximately 5 minutes.
- Place ham steak back in the skillet and cook for another 5 minutes with the caramelized glaze.
- Serve hot and expect raving reviews!
Tips for making Glazed Ham Steak:
1) You can substitute regular mustard for Dijon mustard.
What to Serve with Ham Steak:
1) Macaroni and cheese.
Macaroni and cheese is one of the most perfect ham sides. They seem to go together like salt and pepper.
Maybe I think that way because that’s one of the side dishes that was served with my country ham slice when I was growing up.
2) Mashed potatoes.
Mashed potatoes add a nice balance to the sweetness of the sauce for ham slices.
3) Green beans.
When you’re done cooking the ham in the skillet, you can use the same pan to make your side of green beans. You can put your fried ham steak in the oven to warm until they are done.
Applesauce pairs well with any ham slice meals. Whether you have your own homemade applesauce or buy your favorite brand, applesauce add a little “wow” factor to your dish.
The brown sugar ham will go well with rustic soups.
6) Side Salad
A side salad is a healthy option when deciding what to make with ham. It would be fun to serve a different type of salad that mirrored the season you’re serving it.
Here are some fun rustic cookbooks I found on Amazon:
Cook it in Cast Iron: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan that Does it all by Cook’s Country
Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies and More
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Tuesday 14th of March 2023
I just made this for my husband and he loved it!!!!! I arranged it in around plate alternating between hash brown patties and the ham slices and then drizzled the glaze over top! Well, let me tell you, Mama's getting lucky tonight😎
Thursday 16th of March 2023
Hello Zeva! I'm so glad you loved the recipe. Fun benefits to cooking to be had! :) - Kelly
Saturday 11th of March 2023
No matter how I cook a ham steak it always comes out tough and chewy. What can I do to create a more tender ham steak?
Monday 13th of March 2023
Hello Pam! Ham steak becomes tough when it's overcooked. I hope that helps! Kelly
Monday 27th of February 2023
Oh nom nom!! Thank you for this easy delicious recipe!
Tuesday 28th of February 2023
You are very welcome Kim! I'm glad you enjoyed it. - Kelly
Tuesday 24th of January 2023
I made this tonight. The flavor was amazing! I cooked my ham steaks in an electric skillet at 350 3 minutes per side first and then 2.5 minutes per side with the sauce. What can I do next time to where the ham won't be so dry and tough?
Friday 27th of January 2023
Hello Beth! I'm so surprised your ham was dry and tough. I've never had one turn out that way. I would buy a different brand of ham to start with to see if that is problem. - Kelly
Sunday 15th of January 2023
Thank you for sharing this recipe. We enjoyed the flavors and would not change anything there. When I make this again, I will omit the water. Even after patting it dry, the ham steak gave off enough liquid during initial cooking process to make up half cup per recipe. This recipe will now be my go-to. And I am giving a shout out to Cooks brand ham. The best.
Sunday 15th of January 2023
Hello Erin! I'm so glad you loved the recipe. Thank you for letting me know. Kelly