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Eggs A La King With Ham

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Ingredients
  Fully cooked ham 2 Pound (1 Can)
  Apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
For eggs a la king
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green pepper strips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsifted all purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon cubes 2 , crumbled
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sliced mushrooms 3 Ounce, drained
  Pimientos 2 , cut into thin strips (Canned)
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Hard-cooked eggs 4 , cut into wedges
  White bread slice 4 , toasted and halved
  Parsley sprigs 1
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 37 5F. Heat ham in oven
5 minutes to dissolve gelatine. Score ham.
2. Combine preserves with lemon juice, mixing well. Brush ham with apricot mixture. Bake 20 minutes, or until ham is heated through and glazed.
3. Meanwhile, make Eggs a la King: In hot butter, in large saucepan, saute green pepper until tender—about 5 minutes. Remove from saucepan.
4. Stir flour smoothly into remaining butter in skillet. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Add bouillon cubes, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire.
5. Bring mixture to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 1 minute.
6. Add green peppers, mushrooms, pimientos, sherry, and eggs; reheat gently.
7. Arrange toast on serving platter; pour over a la king mixture. Slice ham; arrange on platter. Garnish with parsley sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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