Friday, January 7, 2011

Ham in Cheesy Cream Sauce

NOTICE: This is one of those dishes that just came out because we have the ingredients for it, it's not planned or expected, in other words, this is pure experiment. Lucky for us, it works, it actually tasted better than I can ever imagine.

You know like when it's Thanksgiving and there are lots of turkey leftovers and you make turkey sandwiches left and right, I have the same dilemma, we were given like three different variants of ham last Christmas season and there's only three of us, and we can't chow down on 1 ham each, right, so there were lots of leftovers and here's where mine and my younger bro's smart genes came in the picture - we decided to experiment *lol*.

  • ham (any brand will do but we used Purefoods Jamon de Bola)
  • all-purpose cream (we used Nestle)
  • cheddar cheese (we used Eden)
  • butter (we used Dairy Creme)
  • mushroom (small can)
  • corn kernels (optional)
  • Slice the ham in your preferred size and shape, I did it in jagged half-circles. One ball of ham is equals to a kilo, and I only used half of it. Set aside.
  • Slice the mushrooms according to your preferred thickness. Set aside.
  • Melt half a bar of butter in a frying fan.
  • Drop the sliced ham and kind of saute it in the butter, I can't say fry as I didn't exactly fried mine, but if you want it like so, I guess you can.
  • Add the all-purpose cream, blend it with the ham and butter until you get a consistent color and let it simmer.
  • Drop the slice mushrooms.
  • Add grated cheese, I used half of the regular-sized cheddar cheese, mix a little and then let it simmer.
  • Add the corn kernels if you want to.
  • Taste test. (Based on experience, there's no need to add any seasonings but to each its own, so do your deal)
  • Perfect with rice and/or bread.

Try it and do tell me what happen, okay?

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♥peachkins♥ said...

sus, sana binato mo sa akin yung isang ham..hehehe..

it looks yummy!

maiylah said...

kahit walang bread or rice mukhang solved na! ;)

moringa said...

I will try to make this at home, But tell me with which we can serve this sauce?