Raisin Sauce for Ham Recipe

Summary

Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Dark Or Golden, Sun-Maid)
 Water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Pinch
 Vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 109 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.2%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.4 mg

Sodium 47.5 mg2%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.58 g2.3%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 0.5 g1%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 0.57%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, corn starch and salt.
2. Add a little cold water to this to make a smooth paste. Keep aside.

MAKING
3. In saucepan combine raisins and water.
4. Simmer on a low flame for 5 minutes until raisins are soft and plump.
5. Stir in the cornstarch paste, stirring constantly until well blended..
6. Cook on a gentle flame, stirring all the while, until the sauce is thick, syrupy and transparent.
7. Take pan off the heat and stir in the butter and vinegar.

SERVING
8. Serve the sauce hot as an accompaniment to ham.
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