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Red Simmered Fresh Ham And Chestnuts

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  Fresh ham 1 Small
  Scallion stalks 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chestnuts 1 Pound

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1498 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.3 mg26.1%

Sodium 3868.2 mg161.2%

Total Carbohydrates 297 g99.1%

Dietary Fiber 24.2 g96.9%

Sugars 94.5 g

Protein 44 g88.2%

Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7.3%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red Simmered Fresh Ham And Chestnuts Recipe