THE ELECTRIC KITCHEN
Baked ham for a dinner or potluck contribution
IT'S NOT too early to start planning for your holiday dinner or for your contribution to the next potluck. Here are several old-time favorites that are easy to prepare and easy on the budget, too.
Baked Ham with Hoi Sin Glaze
12-to 15-pound whole smoked ham
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon five spice powder
1 cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons hoi sin sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
Bake ham according to package directions.
Combine remaining ingredients. About 1 hour before ham is done, remove rind, score fat and baste with sauce every 15 minutes. Serve remaining sauce with ham. Serves 9 to 12.
Approximate nutritional analysis, per serving (based on 12 pounds of smoked ham with bone for 12 servings): 430 calories, 13 g total fat, 4 g saturated fat, 125 mg cholesterol, greater than 2,500 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, no fiber, 18 g sugar, 57 g protein.
Green Beans with Bacon Dressing
3 slices bacon, diced
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces and cooked
Sauté bacon until crisp. Add onion and cook until clear. Add salt, sugar, pepper and vinegar; heat. Pour over hot cooked beans. Serves 6.
Approximate nutritional analysis, per serving: 110 calories, 7 g total fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 10 mg cholesterol, 450 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 3 g protein.
Cold Somen Salad
1 package (9 ounces) somen noodles
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/2 package (7 ounce size) kamaboko (Japanese fishcake), julienned
1/4 pound char siu (Chinese sweet roast pork), julienned
1/4 pound ham, julienned
1 small cucumber, julienned
2 cups shredded lettuce
Cook noodles according to package directions; rinse and drain. Chill. In a saucepan, combine sugar, broth, soy sauce, vinegar and oil. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer 5 minutes. Chill.
To serve: Place somen on a large platter. Garnish with remaining ingredients. Serve with broth. Serves 6.
Approximate nutritional analysis, per serving: 360 calories, 9 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 40 mg cholesterol, greater than 2,000 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 20 g protein.
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