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A Weekday Menu Recipe

Gammon with Apricot    HT  MC  30mins    

Serves 4     Hot Pork Bacon Fruit Alcohol Main Course Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless

4 Gammon Steaks
The grated rind and Juice of 1 Lemon
2 tbsp Oil
Salt and Black Pepper
4 Fresh Apricots, stoned and chopped
180ml/6floz. Cider
150ml/5fl.oz. Water
1 teasp Freshly Grated Nutmeg


1. Preheat the grill to hot and line the grill pan with aluminium foil. With a pair of scissors, snip the rind and fat up to the flesh at regular intervals so that the steaks will stay flat during cooking.

2. In a small bowl, mix together the lemon rind, juice, oil, salt and pepper until well blended then brush the mixture over both sides of the gammon and grill for 6 - 8 minutes on each side.

3. Meanwhile, place the apricots and cider in a blender or food processor and process until smooth.

4. Transfer the apricot mixture to a small saucepan together with the water, nutmeg, salt and pepper, bring the sauce to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 5 - 10 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.

5. Transfer the gammon steaks to warmed serving plates and pour a little of the sauce over the top of each steak.

Serving Suggestions :


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