Super-Easy Fried Ham Steak With Cranberry Mustard Sauce

Super-Easy Fried Ham Steak With Cranberry Mustard Sauce

Time: 11 mins


  • 2 ham steaks (about 1/2-inch thick)
  • black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup minced shallot (can use minced yellow onions in place of shallots)
  • 4 teaspoons mustard powder (can use a little more)
  • 1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (can use a couple tablespoons more of cranberry sauce)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt and black pepper


  • 1 Sprinkle the ham steaks with black pepper.
  • 2 Melt about 2 tablespoons butter in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • 3 Add in ham and saute until brown on the edges (about 2 minutes per side).
  • 4 Transfer to plates and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • 5 Reduce heat slightly and add in remaining 2 tablespoon butter to the skillet.
  • 6 Add in shallots and mustard powder; stir until the shallots begin to soften (about 2-3 minutes).
  • 7 Add/mix in the whole-berry cranberry sauce, water and red wine vinegar; stir with a wooden spoon until sauce thickens (about 1 minute).
  • 8 Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 9 Spoon the sauce over ham and serve.
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