Red Simmered Fresh Ham And Chestnuts
|Fresh ham||1 Small|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Brown sugar||3 Tablespoon|
|Soy sauce||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
1. Trim off ham fat and place meat in a heavy pan. Cut scallion stalks in two; crush garlic and add along with sugar, sherry, soy sauce and water.
2. Bring slowly to a boil, then simmer, covered, 1 1/2 hours, turning ham at half-hour intervals.
3. Meanwhile, shell and blanch chestnuts Add to ham and simmer, covered, 1 hour more, turning meat twice for even coloring.