Skillet ham with ginger-peach glaze

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
13 min
6 min
7 min
The long-held American tradition of eating a glazed ham has been relegated to holiday meals and special occasions because of the long preparation time. Our recipe yields the same delicious result in a fraction of the time. On the table in a short 13 minutes, briny ham slices are seared and glazed in peach and ginger goodness. Find fresh ginger is available in the produce section. Look for pieces that are firm with a smooth skin. You can buy more than you need and store the overage in the freezer. When you need more you can grate it from frozen without the need to peel it. The five-ingredient glaze is also good for salmon fillets and chicken breast. Serve alongside some garlic roasted green beans and steamed cauliflower rice for a filling dinner.



¼ cup(s), or spread, peach variety,


1 Tbsp

Ginger root

1 Tbsp, peeled and grated

Dark brown sugar

1 Tbsp

Dijon mustard

2 tsp, whole-grain

Cooked lean ham

4 slice(s), reduced sodium (3 ounces each)

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)


  1. Combine first five ingredients; set aside.
  2. Coat both sides of ham slices with cooking spray. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add ham slices; cook 11⁄2 to 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Transfer ham to a platter.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add peach spread mixture to pan; cook 30 seconds until peach spread melts. Add ham slices; cook 2 minutes, turning frequently to glaze. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 slice).