Chinese Ham and Sweet Potatoes

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  ------------

  --------------------------------

2

  pounds

 ham -- extra lean

4

  large

  sweet potatoes -- peeled and sliced thin

1/2

  cup

  fresh squeezed orange juice

1

  teaspoon

  orange peel -- finely grated

1/2

  teaspoon

  Dijon mustard

1

  tablespoon

  brown sugar -- packed

1

  teaspoon

  low sodium soy sauce

1

  teaspoon

  five-spice powder

Heat oven to 350F.

Peel and slice sweet potatoes.

Mix the orange juice, peel, mustard, brown sugar, soy sauce and five spice powder together in a measuring cup.

Put ham in the middle of a baking dish and layer sweet potatoes on the side of the ham. Pour sauce over ham and sweet potatoes. Cover tightly.

NOTES : Use two to three large oranges for the juice.

Makes 8 servings.
Per Serving: 224 Calories; 6g Fat (23.0% calories from fat); 22g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 51mg Cholesterol; 1211mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

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