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Exciting things with gammon????

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Old Style MoneySaving
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Old Style MoneySaving
Hi, I bought 2 packs of two gammon steaks from liddle @ 99p per pack :D I was going to cook and serve with pineapple rings. Problem is im not the most imaginative of cooks and
a) dont know the best way to cook gammon (like i would bacon??) and
b) what on earth should i serve with them? im really trying to get into the home cooked meals thing, but my basic collection of recipes are simply that - basic and i never know what to cook as a side/veg. Any help v much appreciated, thanks
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  • I tend to soak mine in water a little before as I don't like it too salty.

    I then usually cook mine in a frying pan using Fry light
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  • lewtlewt Forumite
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    i would do them under the grill to ypur liking and what about gammon egg and chips?
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  • TicklemouseTicklemouse Forumite
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    We had these last night (first time for Lidl's gammon) and they were very nice - not at all salty. I just grilled mine under a medium grill for about 5 mins each side then put them in the bottom of the oven to keep warm while the rest of the tea was cooking. We had them with chips and peas - went for the pineapple rings but none left (boo hoo)

    Keep it simple, if you try to run before you can walk you might end up being discouraged and not stick to home cooking. I would much prefer a simple meal well cooked than one that has too many ingredients and has ruined the taste of the food through being too imaginative.

    I would think you could pick and choose from the following to go with gammon, to suit your own tastes:eg.

    baked potato, chips, wedges, rice
    peas, green beans, mushrooms, baked beans, salad
  • Pink.Pink. Forumite
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    I always think gammon steaks are a bit dry, so I either serve them with baked potatoes and a cheese sauce or make a sloppier version of Delia's Boulangere Potatoes. I would do brocolli with it, but the veg is really down to personal choice.

    Pink
  • NoozanNoozan Forumite
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    I like cooking gammon steaks in pineapple juice. Put the steaks in an oven proof dish, pour in the juice from a tin of pineapple rings, cover with foil and cook in hot oven for 25 mins. We like it served with pineapple rings, fried egg, chips and beans.
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  • WickedkittenWickedkitten Forumite
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    I do mine in a bit of butter and have it with stilton and chips.
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  • Philippa36Philippa36 Forumite
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    I always think gammon steaks are a bit dry, so I either serve them with baked potatoes and a cheese sauce or make a sloppier version of Delia's Boulangere Potatoes. I would do brocolli with it, but the veg is really down to personal choice.

    Pink

    That sounds really good :D

    We have gammon steaks at least once a month so next time I'll have to try that Delia recipe to go with them.

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  • Jay-Jay_4Jay-Jay_4 Forumite
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    I make really chunky chips that are actually chip shaped roast potatoes. Cut your spuds the same size as a roast potato but long and thinner rather than square. Par boil for a few mins then shake a bit and into a hot oven for half an hour with some oil/fat.

    The kids have pineapple with their gammon, hubby has a fried egg and me?..... well I have both :D
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  • sarahmelitasarahmelita Forumite
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    I also had Lidl's gammon steaks for the first time last night!

    I fried them in a dry non stick pan and had them with chips, pineapple rings and a fried egg on top. Was really yummy!
  • Penny-Pincher!!Penny-Pincher!! Forumite
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    I like mash and pickle..yum yum!!

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