Lacquered maple ham, strawberries and balsamic vinegar with layered potatoes
Thin slices of smoked ham lacquered with maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and dark rum, topped with sauteed strawberries and thin slices of potatoes baked in the oven.
IngredientsRecipe for 4 persons
For the lacquer
For the ham
Ham-style smoked pork shoulder
For the potato stack
Yukon gold potatoes
35% cooking cream
- Salt and pepper
- Vegetable oil
Preparation time: 30 min
Preheat your four at 425 °F
- General preparationMix all the ingredients of lacquer in a pot and let reduce by half to obtain a syrupy mixture. Cut the potatoes into thin slices using a mandoline. Chop the thyme. Slice the ham.
- Preparation of the potato stackButter four cavities of a muffin pan. In a bowl, place the sliced potatoes, chopped thyme, cream and season with salt and pepper, mix well.Divide the amount in four and place the potatoes into the cavities of muffin pan to form a stack of thin slices.Bake for about 40 minutes or until tender when poked with the tip of a knife.
- Preparation of the hamIn a hot skillet, brown the ham slices with a little vegetable oil. Return all meat to skillet, and add the lacquer and reduce it so that it coats the slices of ham.In a hot skillet, melt a knob of butter and sauté the strawberries. Season with salt and pepper.
- To serveOn your plate, place a serving of potatoes, a few slices of lacquered ham and garnish with strawberries.
You can replace the strawberries with a brunoise of pineapple. These two fruits have the same flavor profile.