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Ham steak with pineapple topping on a white platter.
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5 from 3 votes

Seared Pineapple Citrus Topped Ham Steaks

An easy to make sweet and savory ham dinner that is ready in less than 20 minutes time. Serve with your favorite vegetable side dishes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ham steaks, Pineapple Citrus Ham Steaks, Pineapple ham, Sweet and Savory ham steaks
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 231cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $12


  • large skillet


  • (2) 14 ounce Hatfield Ham Original Hardwood Smoked Ham Steaks (2 double packs)
  • 3 tbsps. unsalted butter
  • 20 ounces crushed Pineapple reserve juices
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp. fresh orange zest
  • 1/8 tsp. ground clove
  • 1 tsp. stone ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch *optional, use if you prefer a thicker sauce.


  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter to a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Open ham steaks and rinse. Cut each full slice into quarters.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter to a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Place half of the ham steaks into the skillet and sear each side until golden brown (about 1 minute per side).
  • Remove cooked ham steaks and cover them tightly until the next batch is done. Once all steaks are done, cover them and set aside.
  • In the same large skillet, add pineapple to the pan and cook until golden brown; about 1 minute. Remove pineapple from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same large skillet add 2 tablespoons of butter, the pineapple juice, orange juice, zest, brown sugar, and clove. Whisk ingredients to loosen any cooked bits of ham and pineapple.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and the reduce heat to medium-low reducing the liquid to about half. Add the browned pineapple back into the pan. The mixture will be thinner, but if you prefer a thick sauce, whisk in 1 tsp. of cornstarch, and then the mustard; remove mixture from the heat.
  • Before serving, add pineapple citrus topping over ham steaks and enjoy warm.


Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide.
Refrigerate any leftovers in an air-tight container for up to 3 days. 
To reheat, warm thoroughly in the microwave or a skillet until heated throughout. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 231cal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 225mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg