Pumpkin and ham satay

    Pumpkin and ham satay

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    About this recipe: A simple, yet delicious ham dish. Ham is simmered in a spiced pumpkin and peanut sauce. It has the perfect combination of spiciness, nuttiness, saltiness and sweetness. Wonderful with freshly cooked rice.

    Makes: 4 

    • 75g peeled, cubed pumpkin
    • 175ml orange juice
    • 25g butter
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 1 Thai chilli, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
    • 200g cooked, diced ham
    • 170g crunchy peanut butter

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Place the cubed pumpkin and orange juice in a small saucepan and bring it to the boil over medium-low heat. Simmer the pumpkin for 10 to 15 minutes, until it is soft. Carefully transfer to a liquidiser, in batches if necessary and blend until smooth.
    2. Melt the butter in a frying pan over medium heat and cook and stir the onion, garlic, chilli, turmeric, cumin, nutmeg and coriander for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the ham and cook and stir for about 5 minutes, until the ham has started to brown.
    3. Pour the pureed pumpkin mixture into the spicy ham mixture and stir the peanut butter into the sauce. Mix well to combine and bring back to a simmer. Serve hot.

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